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These delectable cupcakes will melt in your mouth. Serve these delicious STRAWBERRY CUPCAKES at your next party, social, family dinner, gathering or celebration!

The Best Strawberry Cupcake Recipe with Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

Yields 12 cupcakes

2 tbsp strawberry jam or preserves (preferably seedless for frosting)
1/4 cup chopped fresh strawberries
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup of sugar
3 egg whites
1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened
4 drops pink food coloring
1/3 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a small bowl, mix strawberry preserves and chopped strawberries. In another bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt.

In a third bowl, beat sugar and butter together until fluffy (about 3 minutes using a hand mixer). Add egg whites, vanilla, and food coloring and beat until well incorporated. Add flour mixture and milk, beating on low speed until mixed. Fold in strawberry mixture.

Fill cupcake liners in cupcake pan 3/4 full. Bake for 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cupcake comes out clean. Let the cupcakes cool in the pan for five minutes then remove the cupcakes onto a cooling rack and let cool for 45 minutes.

Strawberry Buttercream Frosting Recipe:

1/3 cup seedless strawberry jam or preserves
red food coloring
3 cups powdered sugar
1 cup softened butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp whipping cream

Mix together sugar and butter in a bowl with a hand mixer on low speed until well incorporated (about 3 minutes). Add the vanilla extract and whipping cream and beat on medium speed for about 1 minute. Mix in 1/3 cup seedless strawberry preserves or jam and 6 drops of red or pink food coloring.

Pipe or spread frosting onto cooled cupcakes. Garnish with fresh whole strawberries and sprinkles if desired.


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  1. jodi says:

    How Many Cupcakes Does This Recipe Make?

  2. Debbie says:

    Could you use strawberry puree instead of strawberries?
    If so how much?
    Thank you

  3. Kelly Lewis says:

    Wow, these look so good.

  4. Jeeva Abraham says:

    I had tried this and it was very yummy….

  5. Angelina says:

    Hello! If strawberries are not in season, I’m wondering if I can replace the fresh strawberries with thawed frozen ones?

  6. Laura says:

    Made these for a bridal shower…they were a big hit!! Thank you!

  7. AG says:

    Just made these with all organic ingredients. Did make them with a different frosting, but they were a hit at our daughter’s birthday party! Thank you!

  8. Christine says:

    Can I use more strawberry preserves instead of the fresh strawberries for this? :

  9. Jessica says:

    I’m making these for my daughter’s birthday treat for her class on Tuesday. They are in the oven now and going to frost them tomorrow. Should I keep them in the refrigerator until Tuesday morning?

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  11. Suong says:

    I wanted to ask if I replace the milk with strawberry Greek yogurt, how many cups or tbs etc. would I replace it with?

  12. Pockets says:

    I really loved this recipe! The steps were simple and easy to follow and the results were amazing! The only change I made was replacing the food dye with drops of strawberry juice :> it gave it a nice pink colour and a more noticeable strawberry scent to the cupcakes. I have to make more soon since the first batch I made disappeared in less than a day :B

  13. Sam says:

    My daughter wants a strawberry cake. I’ve been looking for a recipe without gelatin and this looks like a good one. How much cake would you guess this recipe makes? Enough for one circular cake pan? Ideally, I’d like enough for two cake pans. I can double the recipe if necessary.

  14. Alexis O. says:

    As much as I wanted to like this recipe, I was quite disappointed with this recipe. The texture was somewhat dry and dense with very little strawberry flavor. The top was also weirdly crunchy, which I assume is because of the egg whites. The frosting was also lacking in flavor. I will either replace the jam with my own strawberry compote, and using whole eggs, or I won’t be using this recipe again. :/

  15. sam says:

    Hi there.
    This looks exactly like the recipe from Cupcakes by Shelly Kaldunski. Is that where it came from?

  16. Amanda Potter says:

    Should I store these in the fridge until I eat them?

  17. Tasha says:

    These turned out amazing and everyone couldn’t stop eating them!!

  18. Samee says:

    Can I substitute the strawberries with mango? How much is 1 cup flour in grams?and how much is 1cup butter

  19. safa says:

    when i tasted them i loved it so much i think i want more recopies in Kara party ideas