Strawberry Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
They would be just as tasty for Valentine’s Day, or any other time you want to enjoy a delicious Strawberry Cupcake.
– 1 12 oz can Sprite, room temperature
– 1 box strawberry cake mix
– 1 8 oz package cream cheese, softened
– 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter room temperature
– 2-3 cups powdered sugar
– ½ tsp. lemon zest
– ½ tsp. vanilla extract
– 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line muffin tin with 18 cupcake liners and set aside.
In a medium mixing bowl, pour in the cake mix. Pour the Sprite in slowly, and stir together until all lumps are removed.
Scoop batter into cupcake liners, filling ¾ full. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
Allow cupcakes to cool on a cooling rack. For frosting: Combine cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, lemon zest, vanilla extract and lemon juice in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
Blend together with a mixer until all ingredients are combined. Add additional powdered sugar if a thicker frosting is preferred.
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