Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

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It wouldn’t be summer without a Strawberry Cupcake recipe, right? I’ve been wanting to share my recipe for Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes for a while now. They are too good to keep to myself and with all of us hanging on to summer for dear life, these are so fun to whip up on a hot day! Okay, any day really.

This is a really easy Strawberry Cupcake recipe. I use my favorite Boxed Cake Mix when I’m in a hurry.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

2 sticks of unsalted butter (room temp)

2 packages of cream cheese (room temp)

2 tsp vanilla

6 cups confectioners sugar (powdered sugar)

1/3- 1/2 c  strawberry preserves (to taste)

Cream the butter and cream cheese together. Add vanilla. Add powdered sugar 1 -2 cups at a time. Once blended and creamed, add strawberry preserves.

Then chill in fridge for about 30 minutes before frosting your cooled cupcakes

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Easy Lemon Curd Filling Recipe

1 c granulated sugar

3 eggs

1 stick unsalted butter (melted)

zest from 3 lemons

1 cup lemon juice

Whisk sugar & eggs until creamy. Add melted butter, lemon zest and lemon juice. Mix well. Melt in the microwave 1 minute at a time, stirring in between. Continue melting 1 minute at a time until mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Then cover with plastic wrap, laying the wrap right up against the curd so that no air is in the bowl at all. Completely sealing it off. Refridgerate for

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