Strawberries and Cream Cupcake Recipe
Author: Tammilee
Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • 1/2 C unsalted butter room temp
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 baking soda
  • 3/4 C buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp strawberry extract
  • Frosting Ingredients:
  • 1 C Butter room temp
  • 4 + C Powdered sugar
  • 4 TBSP Heavy whipping cream
  • 10 Fresh strawberries pureed
  • Puree:
  • -Add 10 fresh cut washed strawberries with stem removed to a food processor.
  • -Puree until done.
Instructions
  1. -Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. -Line cupcake pan with paper liners.
  3. -Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a bowl.
  4. -Beat butter on high for 30 seconds.
  5. -Add sugar, vanilla and strawberry extract to the butter until well combined.
  6. -Add egg whites, one at a time, mixing after each.
  7. -Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each.
  8. -Add flour mixture to the wet mixture; alternating with the buttermilk on low speed until it is thoroughly blended.
  9. -Scoop the batter into the lined cupcake holders till 2/3 filled.
  10. -Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  11. -Cool for 10-15 minutes.
  12. -Remove to a wire rack until fully cooled.
  13. Frosting Directions:
  14. -Beat butter until creamed.
  15. -Add powdered sugar, 1/2 C at a time.
  16. -Cream both until light and creamy.
  17. -If not creaming slowly add a little whipping cream.
  18. -Add pureed strawberries.
  19. -Mix the strawberry puree with the butter and powdered sugar.
  20. -Test to see if the frosting can make and hold a stiff peak.
  21. -Test by pulling out a spoonful of frosting holding it upside down. If it doesn’t drop then your frosting is done.
  22. -If not add 1/2 C powdered sugar.
  23. -Test again to make sure the frosting can make and hold a stiff peak.
  24. -Spoon frosting into a pastry bag with a frosting tip.
  25. -Twist open end to push frosting to the tip.
  26. -Frost cupcakes.
  27. Add decoration of your choice to the frosted cupcakes.