Sunday, March 28, 2010

Super Strawberry Cupcakes

One of my favorite desserts is strawberry cake. I have had a hankering for these for a while now and these were delish! A perfect Easter time treat!

Super Strawberry Cupcakes
1 3/4 C Sugar
1 Tbl vanilla
 4 eggs
1 C butter - soft/melted
1 (3oz) pkg strawberry jello
2 3/4 flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 C milk
1/8 tsp salt
3/4 C fresh strawberry puree with 1 Tlb sugar

Beat butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla,  jello powder, until smooth. Add salt, baking powder and flour (one cup at a time) until well blended and creamy.  In a small blender puree fresh strawberries and sugar until it yields 3/4 C strawberry puree then add milk  and batter and blend smooth. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full with batter. Bake 350  approx 20 minutes (don't over cook or they will be dry). Let cool on wire rack. Once completely cool pipe frosting on top. YUM!

Yields - 3 Dozen. Picture shows jumbo cupcakes and in that case, will not yield as many.

Strawberry FROSTING
1 8oz strawberry flavored cream cheese - blended smooth
1/2 C butter soft - add to cream cheese and blend smooth
1 bag powdered sugar
1 Tbl vanilla
milk until desired consistency

Blend well and if desired add 1-2 drops of red/pink food coloring.


Jan said...

These look delicious! (now I want one - or more!)

and just by the way - RS last week was lovely. I've never had better food and a fun time with the ladies at my table. I know you put a lot of work into it - thank you!


Unknown said...

got any leftovers?! :) don't forget about your cupcake loving friend who you'll be seeing tomorrow, wink wink!

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Robyn said...

when do you add the milk?? :) my friend made them and just brought me some yum!!

The New Simons said...

Hi there! I'm attempting to make your cupcakes, but I'm not sure if/where I should add that cup of milk you include in the list... any help is much appreciated! Cheers!

Unknown said...

I've featured this recipe on my blog, hoping that you don't mind, but if you do, please contact me and I'll remove it. All the best.