Strawberry Cupcakes

Hello everyone! I hope you are having an amazing week so far! Today i'm going to give you this recipe I found on I have made these strawberry cupcakes before and they are so SO good, they taste very fresh and are perfect for the upcoming spring season. Enjoy:)
Don't forget to watch my YouTube video to learn how to decorate these cakes!!

Let's bake the cake!

  •         2/3 cup whole fresh 
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg whites
  • Step 1: Pre-heat the oven to 350. 
  • Step 2: Place the strawberries in a small food processor and process until pureed.
  • Step 3: In a bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.  Now in another bowl mix together milk, vanilla, and strawberry puree.
  • Step 4: Using an electric mixer cream butter until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar and continue to beat until combined. One at a time add egg and egg whites until combined.
  • Step 5: Slowly add half the flour mixture until blended. Add the milk mixture, then slowly add remaining flour mixture. 
  • Step 6: Add the batter into cupcake wrappers and bake between 20-23 minutes.

Let's make the frosting!

  • 1/2 cup whole frozen strawberries, thawed
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • 3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • Step 1: Place strawberries in a food processor pureed. In a bowl beat together butter and salt until light and fluffy. Slowly add confectioners' sugar. Add vanilla and 3 tablespoons strawberry puree.

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