I love strawberries, so of course I had to try this recipe
My finished Cupcakes
I found it here
I made a few adjustments, just because I am lazy 🙂
2 & half Cups of Sugar
2 Egg Yolks
5 Egg Whites
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 Teaspoon Red Food Coloring
1 & 1/4 Cups of Pureed Strawberries
3 Cups Cake Flour, Sifted
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
Pinch of Salt
1 Cup Buttermilk (I make my own with 1 Cup milk & 4 teaspoons of white vinegar)
The only change I made to this recipe was I did not use Cake Flour, I was just to lazy to go get some and I have lots of all purpose flour so that is what I used 🙂
I love to see pictures when I bake, just so I know I am on the right page so I have added some, not sure how much it really helps but here you go
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In medium bowl, beat butter and sugar for about 3 min.
add Egg Yolk one at a time, then the vanilla, food coloring and strawberries, beat for additional 3 minutes
Sift dry ingredients and add to butter/egg mixture alternately with buttermilk, starting with dry and ending with dry ingredients
Mix just until combined. In another bowl, beat egg whites until stiff and add in increments of 3 to cake batter, being careful to fold in carefully and gently. Bake for about 16 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
I like to freeze my cupcakes until I am ready to frost them, that way they stay fresh.
MJ creation ( he is my 17 year old son who loves to help me decorate cupcakes
I used a cream cheese frosting on these cupcakes and they were very good.