lisa's strawberry cupcakes

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By Cathie Valentine
from Graniteville, SC

My friend, Lisa, is a wonderful cook. She gave me this easy recipe that tastes great. My son-in-law and daughter -in- law's favorite cupcake is strawberry, so I needed a delicious and easy recipe. I found it!!!

serves 24-30
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lisa's strawberry cupcakes

  • 1 box
    strawberry cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    strawberry jello (small box)
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    cooking oil
  • 4
  • 1 pkg
    birdseye* frozen strawberries (box)-thawed & juice reserved
  • 1/2 c
  • **FROSTING**
  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1 box
    10x powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c
    reserved strawberry juice from package
  • fresh strawberry slices for garnish (optional)

How To Make lisa's strawberry cupcakes

  • 1
    In a mixing bowl, mix the dry cake mix, jello powder and flour with 1 cup cooking oil. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing between each additon. Add water and mix well.
  • 2
    Measure 1/4 cup of strawberry juice from thawed strawberry package and put aside for frosting. Take remainder of juice and strawberries and place in a bowl. Chop the strawberries or mash them. (I mashed them).
  • 3
    Pour the strawberry mixture into the mixing bowl and blend with cake batter. Line 24 to 30 cupcake holders with liners. Pour batter into each cupcake liner 2/3 full. Bake 16-18 minutes at 350 degrees. (test with tooth pick to make sure done)
  • 4
    While cupcakes are cooling on cooling rack, Mix 2 sticks butter, box of powdered sugar and reserved juice with a mixer. Frost cooled cupcakes with frosting. May add sliced strawberry on top for garnish, or decorate to your liking.
  • 5
    Place frosted cupcakes in an air tight container. Refrigerate after 1 or 2 days. These cupcakes are delicious at room temperature or refrigerated.
  • 6
    ***Note*** Can make this a cake by taking three 9inch round cake pans (Use Pam baking spray for cake pans that are not non stick) and divide evenly. Bake at 350* for 20 minutes (test with tooth pick to make sure done) Cool and frost.