Sunday, February 27, 2011

Strawberry Cupcakes

Today I tried baking cupcakes by using fresh delicious strawberries. Also made frosting using fresh strawberry puree. The cupcakes turned out lusciously and the frosting was pleasantly fruity. I used fresh strawberries and colorful sugar crystals for garnishing. This is the recipe for Pretty Pink Strawberry Cupcakes


For 6 Cupcakes

Fresh Strawberry – 2 nos
All purpose flour – ½ cup
Baking powder – ½ tsp
Whole milk – 2 tsp
Vanilla extract – ½ tsp
Unsalted butter – ½ stick, room temperature
Egg – 1
Sugar – ½ cup

For frosting

Strawberry – 3-4 nos
Unsalted butter – ½ stick, room temperature
Vanilla extract – ½ tsp
Powdered sugar – 1 cup

  • Puree the strawberries in a food processor.
  • In a small bowl, mix strawberry puree (4 tsps), milk, vanilla extract and keep it aside.
  • In a medium bowl, take unsalted butter, sugar and beat for few minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and mix well.
  • Slowly add the flour ,salt (a pinch) and  mix well.
  • Now add the above strawberry milk mixture and mix well
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Put paper liners in 6 cupcake tins and fill them to ¾ with batter.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  • Transfer cupcakes and let them cool before icing.

For frosting 
  • Puree the strawberries
  • In a bowl beat butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla, ½ cup strawberries puree and mix well.
  • Frosting should be dense and creamy.
  • Use your creativity to decorate the cupcake using frosting bags.

Note : Put the frosting after the cupcake gets cooled, if not frosting melts.

Sending to Cooking with fruits hosted by Smita, Veggie fruit a month hosted by pari & originally started by Priya  , Best Western Desserts hosted by priya and Kid's Delight hosted by Champa.


  1. I have a box of fresh strawberries I bought yesterday.. Would love to try this..

  2. Looks mouth wateringly superb and delicious :)

    US Masala

  3. Thanks Krithi and Aipi for ur comments !!!
    @Krithi Sure give a try... u love them :)

  4. yum yum yum drooling here.. wish I was your neighbour...

  5. terribly tempting recipe..very interesting..:D
    Tasty appetite

  6. Nice pink color and perfect cupcake..

  7. Elegant and pretty looking cupcakes..

  8. wonderful combination delicious looking cupcakes

  9. Love that pink frosting... CUtie cupcakes...

  10. Strawberry cupcakes looks awesome. thanks for visiting my blog. You have a wonderful space.

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