Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes

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Amy Freeze

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@amyfreeze

These cupcakes are perfect for a bridal shower. The cupcakes have a hint of champagne flavor and the sweetness of the strawberries. The champagne buttercream makes them a little extra special, while the champagne drizzle makes them some of the prettiest cupcakes I've ever seen.

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Serves:
24
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 stick
    butter-softened
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    champagne
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    fresh strawberries-fresh, not in juice
  • BUTTERCREAM

  • 2 stick
    butter-softened
  • 2 c
    shortening
  • 2 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    meringue powder
  • 4-6 Tbsp
    champagne
  • CHAMPAGNE DRIZZLE

  • 1 1/2 c
    champagne
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    strawberries--finely chopped

How to Make Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. In a bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients alternately with champagne. When all have been incorporated, add strawberries and mix on high for 2 minutes.
  2. Scoop into cupcake liners and bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
    Allow to cool and frost with champagne buttercream.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter, shortening, salt, and extracts. Add meringue powder and half of powdered sugar. Mix on low until smooth. Add remaining powdered sugar in ½ c. increments, mixing well after each addition. Add champagne as needed to reach desired consistency. Mix on high for 5-10 minutes or until fluffy.
  4. Top each cupcake with a strawberry fan & strawberry champagne drizzle
  5. Combine champagne drizzle ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer over medium-low heat for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool before drizzling over cupcakes.

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About Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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