Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Linda Hoover

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@TotallyCaffeinated

Just grabbed this off the Cupboard to Cupboard blogspot. Sounded so yummy I want to save it here until I have a baking day. Props go to Teauna (not me).

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • FOR CUPCAKES

  • 1 pkg
    white cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    (3 oz) strawberry jello
  • 1 c
    mashed fresh strawberries
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 4
    eggs
  • FOR FROSTING

  • 1/2 c
    crisco
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon curd
  • 1
    drop of yellow food coloring
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk (only if needed)

How to Make Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and jello mix. Make a well in the center and pour in mashed strawberries, oil, milk, and eggs. Beat on low speed until blended.
  2. Scrape bowl and beat 2 minutes on medium speed.
  3. Pour batter into prepared cupcake pans... I used cupcaked liners. 24 Cupcakes (36 if high altitude)
  4. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until cupcakes are done. Do the ole' toothpick test :)
    Cool on wire rack until completely cooled!
  5. For Frosting:
  6. Cream together shortening, butter, and cream cheese until good and smooth. Add vanilla and combine. Sift together powdered sugar and salt and slowly add to creamed mixture. Add lemon juice, lemon curd, and coloring and mix well. If the frosting is too stiff, add milk.

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About Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

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




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