Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Strawberry Cupcakes - my new summer fav.

With Strawberries so cheap this summer these cupcakes are a definate must try & have become a favourite of mine.
You will need...
  • 120g sugar
  • 55g unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 180ml natural yogurt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 170g self-raising flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, diced
  • 60g butter, softened
  • 60g cream cheese
  • 200g icing sugar, sifted
  • Fresh strawberries to garnish

Cream the sugar & unsalted butter until light & fluffy.
Add egg, yogurt & 1tsp vanilla extract, stirring until smooth & well blended.
Sift in flour, baking powder, salt & baking powder & mix.
Fold in the strawberries
Spoon the mixture into about 12 cupcakes & bake at 180C for about 20-25 mins
To make the frosting cream together the softened butter & cream cheese until creamy.
Gradually add the icing sugar, then the remaining vanilla extract.
When the cupcakes are cool add the frosting & garnish with a strawberry (I used wild strawberries from my garden)


  1. Yummy! Must try these. :)
    Hugs xx

  2. they look lovely I must remember to show Molly this recipe as she loves baking cupcakes thanks xxx



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