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Strawberry-Lime Stuffed Cupcakes

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Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon¬† baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 12 fresh strawberries

Lime Buttercream

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • lime zest for garnish

Instructions 

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cream butter, sugar, and eggs together until fluffy. Add vanilla.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Add half of the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Add the milk. Once mixed, add remaining dry ingredients. Stir in lime zest.
  • Pour into cupcake tins and bake for 20-25 mins at 350. Let cool.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut a cone-shaped hole in the cupcake, leaving about an inch of cake on the bottom. Stuff the strawberry down it, and cover with remaining cake if you can. Frost!

Lime Buttercream

  • Cream butter. Add sugar 1 cup at a time. Stir in vanilla. Drizzle in lime juice, add more if needed.
  • Frost cupcakes and garnish with lime zest.

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