peaches and cream cupcakes

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jessica Silva
from East Berlin, CT

Yummy, sweet and light, these cupcakes are perfect for summer! Okay, they are perfect for anytime!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 24
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For peaches and cream cupcakes

  • FOR THE CUPCAKES
  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 pinch
    nutmeg
  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    dark brown sugar, packed
  • 2
    large eggs. lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 4
    peaches, peeled and diced small
  • FOR THE FROSTING
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make peaches and cream cupcakes

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, sift together the cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and a pinch of nutmeg.
  • 3
    Cream together the butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar then add in half of the eggs. Continue creaming the mixture and then add in the second half of the eggs, scraping down the bowl. Add the vanilla and then the sour cream.
  • 4
    Stir the dry ingredients into the wet and then gently fold in the diced peaches.
  • 5
    Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin tins and bake for 18-22 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • 6
    Allow the cupcakes to cool in the muffin tins for five minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack and allow them to completely cool while you make the frosting.
  • 7
    Beat together the cream cheese and softened butter until well incorporated.
  • 8
    Beat in the vanilla then slowly beat in the powdered sugar until the icing is smooth in texture. Spread on cooled cupcakes and top with diced peaches (optional).
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