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Strawberry Crush Cupcakes

Is there anything better than a strawberry cake with fresh homemade strawberry frosting? This Strawberry Crush Cupcakes recipe is one of the best cupcakes recipes you will ever try.
Cook Time21 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crush cake
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 1/4 C strawberry crush soda
  • 1/3 C canola oil
  • 3 egg whites

Strawberry Frosting ingredients

  • 2 C unsalted butter softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C finely diced strawberries
  • 5-7 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large disposable piping bag with star tip
  • Maraschino cherries for garnish

Instructions

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pan with cupcake liners
  • Using a standing mixer, beat all cupcake ingredients together until combined and fluffy
  • Scoop batter into the cupcake liners, filling it about 3/4 way full
  • Bake in the oven for 21 minutes
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely

Strawberry Frosting Directions

  • Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, vanilla, powdered sugar, diced strawberries and heavy whipping cream until combined and creamy and stiff with peaks
  • Scoop frosting into piping bag
  • Frost cooled cupcakes and place a cherry on top
  • Enjoy