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Servings: 12 Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup fresh strawberry puree
  • 5-6 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake pan and set aside.
  • Whisk together flour, salt and baking powder; set aside.
  • Beat together melted butter and sugar until smooth.
  • Add eggs one at a time, then add vanilla and mix until smooth.
  • Mix in lemon juice, zest and milk.
  • Slowly add flour mixture and mix until just combined.
  • Fill cupcake liners about 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes. Let cool completely before frosting.
  • To start the frosting, beat butter on high until light and fluffy (2-3 minutes).
  • Slowly add about 3 cups of powdered sugar. Pour in strawberry puree and beat until mixed.
  • Add remaining powdered sugar until you get desired consistency and beat on high about 2-3 minutes.
  • Frost cupcakes and enjoy!