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Strawberry Cupcakes with Buttercream Icing

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  1. Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Step 2
    In a large bowl, beat cake mix, oil, water and eggs until smooth. Add a little Lucky Leaf Strawberry Pie Filling at a time, gently stirring to create swirls.

  3. Step 3
    Fill cupcake liners about 2/3 full of batter. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting.

Dreamy Buttercream Icing

  1. Step 1
    Cream butter until fluffy. Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until smooth. Add vanilla and 1 Tablespoon heavy cream, beat for 1 minute adding more cream as needed to reach desired consistency.

  2. Step 2
    Spread frosting onto cool cupcakes. Garnish with additional strawberries.

  3. Step 3
    For fluffier icing, place your mixing bowl and beaters in the freezer to pre-chill while you are making/baking the cupcakes.

What others are saying about this recipe

  1. Christina Gurule says:

    I love this recipe for strawberry cupcakes, it carne out so perfect

  2. Liz says:

    Works great with cherry filling!!

  3. Ina says:

    Not sure what I did wrong, but the cupcakes fell flat with a indentation in the middle. The taste was still good, so I filled it with snicker bars cut up and a frosting.

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