Hansen's Naturals Key Lime Twist Soda Vegan Cupcake RecipeNothing brightens a weekday like a cupcake! And with all the fun flavors that Hansen’s Naturals has, I thought I’d experiment with those to make a sweet treat! Bringing a little bit of sunshine into the kitchen, I have to say, these cupcakes is a whole lotta fun!

Cake

  • 1 cup vegan butter
  • 1/2 cup vegan shortening
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 egg replacers, mixed
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 7 fluid ounces Hansens’s Naturals Key Lime Twist Soda

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup vegan shortening (soy free if needed)
  •  1/2 cup vegan butter (soy free if needed)
  •  3 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted if clumpy
  •  1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  •  1/4 cup plain soy milk (rice milk if needed)

To make the cake

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, place butter, shortening, and sugar. Beat until it is fluffy and well mixed.
  3. Add in lemon extract and vanilla flavoring. Add in all of the egg replacers and beat again until blended in.
  4. Add in all of your flour and then soda. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  5. Pour into a cupcake liner lined cupcake tin
  6. Bake at 300 for one hour, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool before frosting.

To make the frosting

  1. Beat the shortening and butter together until well combined and fluffy. Add the sugar and beat for about 3 more minutes.
  2. Add the vanilla and soy milk, and beat for another 5 to 7 minutes until fluffy.

 

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