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Strawberry Cupcakes

Strawberry Cupcakes

These fresh strawberry cupcakes are topped with a heavenly cream cheese frosting.

Prep: 40 days Cook: 20 minutes
Serves: 12 Save

Ingredients (15)

Cupcakes

  • 1½ cup Fresh Strawberries
  • 1¾ cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Kosher Salt
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 T Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 2 Egg Whites, Large

Frosting

  • 1 Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • ¾ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 T Strawberry Jam
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. Place strawberries in a food processor; process until puréed. You should have 2/3 cup purée.
  3. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix together milk, vanilla, lime juice and 2/3 cup strawberry purée.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. To prepare frosting, beat butter and cream cheese together using an electric mixer. Beat in powdered sugar and jam. Frost tops of cupcakes.