strawberries and cream cupcakes

hese pretty in pink cupcakes would make the best Valentine’s Day dessert, spring dessert, or summer dessert! These strawberries and cream cupcakes begin with a box of white cake mix and strawberry gelatin, making them incredibly simple and entirely flavorful!


  1. 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, finely chopped
  2. 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  3. 1 box white cake mix
  4. 1 3oz package strawberry gelatin
  5. 1/3 cup white sugar
  6. 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  7. 4 large eggs
  8. 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  9. 1/2 cup whole milk
  10. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  11. 1/4 cup sour cream


  • Cupcakes
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two cupcake tins with cupcake liners. Set aside.
  • Mix fresh strawberries and lemon juice together. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, sift together white cake mix, strawberry gelatin, sugar, and flour.
  • With a mixer, beat oil into the cake. Add in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add in milk, vanilla extract, and sour cream, mixing until just combined.
  • Fold in strawberries and lemon juice.
  • Disperse batter evenly into cupcake tins and bake for about 18-20 minutes, or until a cake tester comes out clean. Allow to cool.