Mountain Dew Cupcakes
By cupcake girl on December 5th, 2007 . Filed under: Recipes . I originally came up with this recipe during the summer. But, I just made them again for my husband to take to work. They have become a favorite of my husband, who is a major Dew junkie. Any Dew or citrus lover will think they rock! 1 cup butter (2 sticks)2 cups sugar4 large eggs3/4 cup Mountain Dew1/4 cup of lemon and lime juice (juice from 1 lemon and 1 lime)zest from 1 lemon and 2 limes (separate into 2 piles, one for buttercream)1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt 1. Mountain Dew Buttercream 1 cup butter (2 sticks)4-5 cups powdered sugar2 tablespoons Mountain DewJuices from half of 1 lemon and half of 1 lime.Lemon and lime zest (rest of zest from cupcake recipe. 1.