Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Raven Higheagle


These cupcakes are perfect for a summer get-together or BBQ. They are strawberry lemonade flavored and the inside is a homemade strawberry mix. I love making these all year long but they are really good on a hot summer day.

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Makes 12 Cupcakes
10 Min
20 Min


1 box
white cake mix
1 box
strawberry jell-o
2 Tbsp
sweetened lemonade mix (i ues country time)
16 oz pkg
frozen strawberries in sugar, thawed
3 large
1/3 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
3 c
powdered sugar
1/3 c
sweetened lemonade mix (country time)
2 Tbsp
chewy lemonheads candy, for garnish
sparkling sugar, for garnish


1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2Stir together Cake mix, dry Jell-O and 2 tablespoons lemonade mix.
3Puree strawberries.
4Add strawberries, eggs and vegetable oil to dry ingredients.
5Mix until smooth and blended
6Place liners in cupcake pan and fill 2/3 full.
7Bake about 20 minutes or until tooth pick stuck in center comes out clean.
8Allow to cool completely.
9Cream butter in a medium bowl.
10Slowly add in the powdered sugar and 1/3 cup lemonade mix.
11Add water as needed, until everything is incorporated and frosting is right consistency.
12Transfer icing to piping bag or zippered bag and clip corner to pipe.
13Ice tops of each cupcake and optionally dust with sparkling sugar and lemonhead.

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