Patriotic Red White Blue Cupcakes with Strawberries
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Strawberry Filled Cupcakes

Celebrate any Patriotic holiday with these Strawberry Filled Cupcakes made from scratch using a generous serving of strawberries right from the vine! The frosting is a pure white Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting with the addition of blueberries and strawberries - then add a small American flag to finish your Patriotic theme! Adding red, white and blue sprinkles adds a celebration and fireworks appearance to your cupcake presentation! Then bite into this moist cupcake filled with sweet strawberries! And the best part, you can enjoy this cupcake all year long!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Cupcakes, Dessert, Holidays, Picnic
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Memorial day cupcakes, Red White and Blue Cupcakes, Strawberry Filled Cupcakes
Servings: 12
Calories: 271kcal
Author: Bernice

Ingredients

Strawberry Puree

  • cup Fresh Strawberries Puree about 4 ounces of Strawberries
  • ¼ cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup Cake Flour
  • ½ cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Salt

Wet Ingredients

  • ½ cup plus 2 tbsp Butter softened
  • ¾ cup White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs Large
  • 1 1/4 cups Strawberries roughly chopped
  • Red Food Coloring optional

Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

  • 3 tbsp Butter room temperature
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese room temperature
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Confectioners Sugar
  • 2 ½ tbsp Unsweetened Almond Milk

Topping

  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries

Instructions

Oven Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.

Strawberry Preparation

  • Rinse the strawberries, dry and cut off the hull.
  • To make the strawberry puree, add a few strawberries to a small food processor pulsing until they are pureed for a measurement of ⅓ cup. It takes about 3 to 4 ounces of strawberries for ⅓ cup puree.
  • Mix in the Unsweetened Almond Milk and vanilla with the strawberry puree.
  • Chop the remaining strawberries until you have 1 ¼ cup.

Dry Ingredients Preparation

  • Whisk or sift the dry ingredients in order to incorporate all the ingredients removing any lumps.

Wet Ingredients Preparation

  • Cream the butter with then slowly adding the sugar and then the eggs.

Strawberry Filled Cupcakes Batter Preparation

  • Slowly mix in the dry ingredients (except for the chopped strawberries) into the wet ingredients alternating with the Strawberry puree mixture.
  • If desired add red food coloring.
  • Stir in the chopped strawberries.
  • Spoon the batter into prepared muffin tins.
  • Bake for 20-minutes or until a toothpick in the center comes out clean.

Cream Cheese Frosting Preparation

  • Cream the butter using a small blender.
  • Add the cream cheese and blend until smooth.
  • Blend in remaining ingredients. Add more Confectioners Sugar if a thicker frosting is desired.

Notes

Calories are approximate depending upon the number of cupcakes and the type of frosting used.