Strawberry Cupcakes

Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

  • Author: Midwestern Moms
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cupcakes 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Delicious Strawberry Cupcakes with just the right amount of Strawberry flavoring.



Strawberry Cupcakes

  • 1 White Cake Mix (make sure it has pudding in it)
  • 3/4 cup of Sour Cream
  • 3/4 cup of Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Large Eggs – slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup of Strawberry Soda
  • 2 teaspoons of Strawberry Extract

Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

  • 2 sticks of Unsalted Butter
  • 34 cups of Powered Sugar, Sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Strawberry Extract
  • up to 4 tablespoons Milk
  • Food Coloring Gel – optional


Strawberry Cupcakes

  1. In you mixer, mix the cake mix, sour cream, vegetable oil, eggs, soda, and strawberry extract until well blended.
  2. Line your cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the liners. (almost 3 tablespoons in each liner)
  4. Bake in the oven at 350 for about 18-20 minutes.
  5. Allow the cupcakes to cool in the pan for about 10 minutes before removing them to cool.
  6. Add icing when fully cooled.

Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

  1. Beat the butter for a few minutes using your mixer on medium speed.
  2. Add 3 cups of powdered sugar and mix on low speed until blended.
  3. Add the strawberry extract, salt, and 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  4. If you need stiffer frosting, add the remaining sugar.
  5. If you need a thinner frosting, add the remaining milk.
  6. Add your food coloring gel until you get the color desired. (optional)


I added just a touch of pink coloring gel to give it a slight pink look.

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