Simple Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes #AD

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The recipe this week is in honor of today being the first day of Spring. These Strawberry Lemonade cupcakes have a strawberry cake with real strawberries in them and a lemon cream cheese frosting, As the weather gets warmer and family gatherings quickly approach us, I wanted to leave you with a blog first, which is a baking recipe! I also wanted to share something quick and delicious that would wow everyone presentation wise. These cupcakes remix traditional box cake and make them taste delicious. Head to your local Dollar General and get your ingredients because you surely don’t want to miss out on making these! As always, please let me know what you think!

Glam Kitchen Tips

  • Beat your eggs before adding them to the cake mix
  • Serve them on a cute platter with Easter Grass or purchase Easter or Spring theme plates from Dollar General

Makes about 12-24 cupcakes


  • 1 box of Betty Crocker Super Moist Strawberry cake mix
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup Clover Valley Vegetable Oil
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries
  • 1 (16 ounce) Betty Crocker cream cheese frosting
  • 2 large lemons
  • Cupcake liners
  • 1 cupcake pan
  • 1 pack of Smart + Simple Straws


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Finely dice 1/2 pound of the strawberries and set aside
  3. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, strawberries, eggs, milk, and oil-stir vigorously by hand or use a mixer for 2 minutes
  4. Bake cupcakes for 12-17 minutes until done , use a toothpick to test doneness
  5. Remove cupcakes from oven and allow them to cool completely
  6. In a large bowl, empty carton of cream cheese frosting
  7. Add 2 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice from 1 of the lemons
  8. Mix well and ice cupcakes when they are completely cool
  9. Slice up remaining strawberries and lemon and arrange them on the cupcakes
  10. Cut a few straws into 3 pieces and stick them in the cupcakes
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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