‘Tis the season for all things red and pink so I’ve hopped onto the bandwagon and made you some strawberries and cream cupcakes!
Even if you don’t like Valentine’s Day you’ll be sure to fall in love with these cupcakes. Sweet strawberry cupcakes, frosting made with heavy cream AND a strawberries and cream truffle stuffed into the center? Good stuff.
These cupcakes are really easy to make! Bake up a batch of your favorite strawberry cupcakes (I used a boxed mix) and a minute or two after you take them out of the oven unwrap a truffle and just push it down through the top of the cupcake. I used Lindt Lindor Strawberries and Cream truffles but you could use white, milk or dark chocolate truffles too. Any kind of chocolate + strawberries = yum. Once the cupcakes have completely cooled, frost them with this:
Butter Cream Frosting (adapted from Butter Cream Frosting II on allrecipes.com)
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups confectioners sugar
1/3 cup heavy cream
Cream butter and shortening in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Add all other ingredients and beat well.
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OMG I fell in love with these on Instagram and I knew I had to come to pin the recipe. Angela these are FABULOUS! I’m thinking they’d be great for Easter too .:D
Thanks so much Jess! They would totally work for Easter! Lemon cupcakes with a white chocolate truffle, or the same strawberry with pastel icing…
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From Shake Bake and Party comes these great strawberry cupcakes.