STRAWBERRY LEMONADE CUPCAKES

These Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes are so pretty and perfect for spring or summer. They start with fluffy, moist lemon cupcakes. Then they're topped with strawberry frosting made from fresh berries!

STRAWBERRY LEMONADE CUPCAKES

INGREDIENTS
LEMON CUPCAKE
  1. 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 3 tbsp cornstarch
  3. 2 tsp baking powder
  4. 1/4 tsp salt
  5. 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  6. 1 cup granulated sugar
  7. 2 tbsp lemon zest freshly grated
  8. 3 large egg whites (you can discard the yolks)
  9. 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  10. 1/2 cup sour cream room temperature
  11. 3 tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed*

STRAWBERRY FROSTING
  1. 8 oz fresh strawberries
  2. 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  3. 3-4 cups powdered sugar sifted
  4. 1 tbsp whipping cream if needed
INSTRUCTIONS
CUPCAKES
  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Line a 12 cavity muffin pan with muffin papers.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt.