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Strawberry Cupcakes May 5, 2008

Filed under: Dessert — tiffanyrose913 @ 9:13 pm

I got this from a great blog – Good Things Catered!  These cupcakes were amazing! Everyone commented on how moist they were! I will definitely be making these again 🙂  This was another occasion that I LOVE LOVE LOVE my Kitchenaid Mixer – does all the work!

FOR CUPCAKES
2 1/2 c. cake flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c. unsalted butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1/3 c. buttermilk
1/4 c. vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 c. chopped strawberries
FOR FROSTING
1/4 c. strawberries
1 Tbsp. Wilderberry Schnapps
1/2 tsp lemon juice
8 oz. cream cheese, room temp
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temp
1 3/4 c. powdered sugar
1/2 Tbsp vanilla

Directions:
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare 2 cupcake pans.
-Sift flour, salt, and baking soda in medium bowl.
-In bowl of mixer, cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
-Add eggs one at a time until combined.
-Add buttermilk, oil and vanilla until combined.
-Add flour mixture and stir until just combined.
-Fold in berries.
-Fill cupcake pans 3/4 way.
-Bake for 20 minutes.
-For frosting, put berries, liquor, and juice in saucepan.
-Bring to a boil over medium heat and then reduce to a simmer for 5 mins.
-Let cool then blend until smooth.
-In bowl of mixer mix cream cheese and butter until creamy.
-Add sugar, then vanilla.
-Add berry puree until smooth.
-Frost cupcakes when they are completely cooled.

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