Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

    24 Servings

Ingredients

Cupcakes:
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Strawberry Gelatin
  • 2 sticks Butter, salted
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Cake Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Frozen Strawberries, thawed
Frosting:
  • 2 sticks Butter, salted
  • 8 ounces Strawberry Cream Cheese
  • 4 cups Confectioners Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Strawberry Extract
Filling:
  • 10-12 Strawberries
  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar

Directions

FOR CUPCAKES:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line muffin pans with paper liners.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together the granulated sugar, gelatin, butter and cream cheese.
  3. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, and stir in the vanilla and rum.
  4. Combine and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix very well.
  5. Stir in the milk and strawberries until batter is smooth. Bake for around 25 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool.

FOR FROSTING:

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese.
  2. Mix in the confectioners' sugar and strawberry extract.

FOR FILLING:

  1. Slice the strawberries into small pieces and place into a medium saucepan.
  2. Add the sugar and bring to a light boil.
  3. Once the filling begins to boil, turn off the heat and let sit for 10 minutes to cool.

TO ASSEMBLE:

  1. Core out the center of the cupcakes and fill with strawberry filling.
  2. Cover the tops of the cupcakes with the strawberry frosting.
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The Food Network
Cooking Method:
Baked
Category:
Desserts
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Recipe Yields:
24 cupcakes
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Author: Matt R.
Source: The Food Network
Recipe Yields: 24 cupcakes
Prep Time: 60 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 85 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cupcake
Servings Per Recipe 24

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 173
Calories 369

% Daily Value*
33%
Total Fat 22g
59%
  Saturated Fat 12g
2%
Sodium 38mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate 21g
0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 32g
3%
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.