Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting.
You can cook Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting using 17 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting
- It’s of For the Cupcakes.
- You need 40 g of freeze-dried strawberries (reserving 1 1/2 tbsp for frosting).
- You need 3/4 cup (111 g) of cake flour.
- It’s 1 tsp (5 g) of baking powder.
- It’s pinch of (0.8 g) salt.
- Prepare 1/4 cup (59 g) of butter, softened.
- Prepare 70 g of granulated sugar.
- Prepare 1 of large egg, room temperature.
- It’s 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract.
- You need 60-70 ml of milk, room temperature.
- It’s 20 g of grated coconut (optional).
- It’s of For the Cream Cheese Frosting.
- Prepare 4 oz (120 g) of cream cheese, softened.
- It’s 1/4 cup (59 g) of butter, softened.
- It’s 1/4 cup (32 g) of powdered sugar.
- It’s 1/4 tsp of vanilla extract.
- Prepare of red gel food coloring (optional).
Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting step by step
- Pre-heat oven to 350 F (177 C). Line a muffin pan with paper liners. Add the freeze-dried strawberries to a blender or food processor and blend until a powder is formed. Remove 1 1/2 tablespoons for the frosting and set both aside..
- In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In a bigger bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until pale color. Beat in the egg and vanilla next..
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredient and mix. Add the milk and mix again until a smooth batter is formed. Fold in the strawberry powder (minus 1 1/2 tablespoons) and grated coconut if desired. Fill the muffin pan about 3/4 of the way..
- Bake cupcakes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 18 minutes. Place cupcakes on a cooling wrack and cool completely before frosting..
- Add all the frosting ingredients, including the reserved 1 1/2 tablespoons strawberry powder, to a medium sized bowl and mix until combined and smooth. Now mix in red gel color if using. Frost cupcakes with desired amount of frosting and enjoy!.