You are here: Home » Recipes » Strawberry Cupcakes Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe by Relish Yield 12 servings Prep 40 mins Cook 20 minutes These fresh strawberry cupcakes are topped with a heavenly cream cheese frosting. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients Cupcakes:1 1/2 cups small fresh strawberries or large ones cut into halves1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon coarse salt1/4 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon fresh lime juice1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature1 cup granulated sugar1 large egg, at room temperature2 large egg whites, at room temperatureFrosting:1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, softened3/4 cup powdered sugar3 tablespoons strawberry jam Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with cupcake liners. Place strawberries in a food processor; process until puréed. You should have 2/3 cup purée. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix together milk, vanilla, lime juice and 2/3 cup strawberry purée. Beat butter with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar and continue beating until well combined and fluffy. Reduce speed to medium and slowly add egg and egg whites until just blended. Reduce speed to low and slowly add half the flour mixture; mix until just blended. Add the milk mixture; mix until just blended. Slowly add remaining flour mixture, scraping down sides of the bowl with a spatula until just blended. Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups. Bake until tops are just dry to the touch, 20 to 25 minutes. Transfer muffin tin to a wire rack and let cupcakes cool completely in tin before icing. To prepare frosting, beat butter and cream cheese together using an electric mixer. Beat in powdered sugar and jam. Frost tops of cupcakes.