Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes
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The familiar flavors of strawberry shortcake are found in these decadent cupcakes.
1:00
Prep Time
2:00
Total Time
12 servings

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1 1/4 cups
sugar
3/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 ounces
light cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup
milk
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour

Strawberry Filling

1 cup
finely chopped fresh strawberries
1/4 cup
sugar
1 tablespoon
cornstarch

Frosting

5 ounces
light cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup
sugar
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
 
Fresh strawberries, sliced

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into muffin pan cups or grease cups; set aside.
  2. Combine 1 1/4 cups sugar, butter and 3 ounces cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add milk, eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating until smooth. Stir in flour.
  3. Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin pan cups. Bake 28-32 minutes or until light golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  4. Place strawberries, 1/4 cup sugar and cornstarch in 1-quart saucepan; cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil and is slightly thickened. Set aside.
  5. Remove 1-inch piece of cake from center of each cupcake using sharp knife; discard cake piece. Fill hole with about 1 tablespoon strawberry filling.
  6. Combine 5 ounces cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Slowly add whipping cream, beating until stiff peaks form. Frost cupcakes; garnish each with strawberry slice.

Recipe Tips

An apple corer makes it easy to remove cake piece from center of each cupcake.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
420
Cholesterol
115mg
Carbohydrates
46g
Protein
7g
Fat
23g
Sodium
180mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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These cupcakes we're awful.

Rating

Hi Laura, we would recommend refrigerating these, as there is cream cheese and whipping cream in the frosting. Happy baking!

Rating

Do you need to refrigerate these?

Test Kitchen Comment
From: mallory
Hi Laura, we would recommend refrigerating these, as there is cream cheese and whipping cream in the frosting. Happy baking!
Posted August 21, 2015

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