breast cancer awareness month, berry cupcakes, vanilla frosting, vanilla icing
Pink ribbon cupcakes, mixed berry flavor, in honor of breast cancer awareness month

Berry cupcakes (makes 24)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Berry Cupcake and Easy Vanilla Frosting #Recipe
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Serves: 24 cupcakes
 
2 cups white sugar 1 (3 ounce) package raspberry gelatin 1 cup butter, softened ½ cup strawberry jam 4 eggs (room temperature) 2¾ cups sifted cake flour 2½ teaspoons baking powder 1 cup whole milk, room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract -------------------------------------------------- SIMPLE VANILLA FROSTING 2½ Cups confectioners sugar, sifted 1 cup soft unsalted butter ⅛ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract 2-3 tablespoons heavy cream, depending on the consistency you want
Ingredients
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 (3 ounce) package raspberry gelatin
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup strawberry jam
  • 4 eggs (room temperature)
  • 2¾ cups sifted cake flour
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup whole milk, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  • SIMPLE VANILLA FROSTING
  • 2½ Cups confectioners sugar, sifted
  • 1 cup soft unsalted butter
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons heavy cream, depending on the consistency you want
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees .
  2. Line cupcake tins with cupcake papers.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, jam and sugar for 3 minutes.
  4. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  5. Add vanilla to milk, combine the flour, dry strawberry gelatin and baking powder in a separate bowl; stir flour mixture into the batter alternately with the milk and vanilla.
  6. Scoop into lined cupcake tins
  7. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a small knife inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
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  9. Place sugar, salt and butter in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat on low speed until well blended. Increase speed to medium and beat for another 4 minutes or until smooth.
  10. Add vanilla and cream. Beat on medium speed for about 1 minute. I needed, beat in more cream 1 tablespoon at a time to achieve the consistency that you like.

 

5 Comments

5 Comments on Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Berry Cupcake and Easy Vanilla Frosting #Recipe

  1. DeDivahDeals
    November 1, 2013 at 1:41 am (5 years ago)

    Looks delightfully delicious!!

    Reply
  2. Krystyn @ Really, Are You Serious?
    October 31, 2013 at 6:55 pm (5 years ago)

    Those are so pretty! I like that they are flavored!

    I’d use cream cheese icing..I’m bad like that!

    Reply
    • sweetsavant
      October 31, 2013 at 7:42 pm (5 years ago)

      Cream cheese icing would be delicious on these berry cupcakes. I love cream cheese icing and I use it frequently, have to switch things up so my cakes don’t all taste the same.

      Reply

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