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Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting

Author Crystal

Ingredients

  • Favorite lemon cupcake recipe or mix
  • 2 cups strawberries
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 4-5 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp milk or heavy whipped cream

Instructions

  • Puree strawberries in a blender or food processor.
  • Heat pureed strawberries in a saucepan until boiling. Stir often and allow strawberries to simmer for 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  • In a stand mixer beat butter until light and fluffy.
  • Add 1 cup of powdered sugar to butter and mix well.
  • Mix in half of the pureed strawberries.
  • Add another cup of powdered sugar and remaining strawberries. Then add the remaining cup of powdered sugar and mix until well combined.
  • If you would like a thinner frosting add 1 tablespoon of milk.