Strawberry^2 Cupcakes

Strawberry^2 Cupcakes

 

Macerated Strawberries

  • 1 carton (16 oz) of strawberries, sliced in half
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  1. Mix strawberries and sugar in a container and have them sit in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, preferably 24 hours.
  2. Blend the macerated strawberries

Strawberry Cupcakes

Ingredients

        Makes 24 cupcakes

  • 3 cups of flour
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup of unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup of milk
  • ½ of the macerated strawberries blend
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. And line cupcake tins.
  2. In a large bowl, Cream butter until smooth. Add sugar slowly and continue beating until thoroughly blended and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs 1 at a time and mix thoroughly
  4. In a separate bowl mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add the flour mixture in 4 parts to butter mixture, mixing thoroughly each time.  Halfway through adding flour mixture add milk, vanilla and strawberry blend.
  6. Fill each of the cupcake tin about 2/4 full with the batter.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Strawberry Buttercream

  • 4-6 cups of powder sugar
  • ½ cup of butter
  • ½ of the macerated strawberries blend
  • 1 tbsp of milk
  1. Cream butter
  2. Add a cup of powder sugar. Mix
  3. Add strawberry blend and milk. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Add powder sugar until frosting is desired thickness.


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