Strawberry Mint Cupcake Recipe

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These cupcakes are refreshing and sweet. They are very beautiful when cut open to reveal the red strawberries peaking out through the white cake. These cupcakes have the perfect mix of mint and strawberry. If you don't want too much mint flavor, I suggest putting a thin slice of strawberry and a mint leaf on the top of each cupcake.

This recipe makes twelve cupcakes and takes an average of thirty minutes to bake. They are very delicious and are easy-to-make. Kids can make them as well as adults that don't have too much baking experience. Enjoy!

Cook Time

  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 25 min
  • Ready in: 40 min
  • Yields: Serves 12 cupakes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Butter, Softened
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp. Peppermint Extract
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 1/3 cups Flour
  • 1/3 cup Cream
  • 1 cup Strawberries, Chopped
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 Eggs, Large

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix the flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder in a medium bowl.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the vanilla, peppermint, butter and sugar until blended.
  4. Add the eggs while beating (one-at-a-time) til blended.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients and beat at a low speed.
  6. Add the cream and beat until blended.
  7. Add the strawberries and mix it slowly with a wooden spoon.
  8. Fill the cupcake holders 3/4 full of batter and place them in the oven.
  9. After 25 minutes, take them out of the oven and touch the tops with your fingers. If they are firm, lay them on a rack to cool. If they collapse or are wet, put them in the oven again and check every five minutes to see if they are done.

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Happyboomernurse 4 years ago from South Carolina

These cupcakes look so festive, yummy and easy to make. Thanks for sharing this info. Voted up, useful, awesome and beautiful.


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xethonxq 4 years ago

omg...YUMMY. I am definitely trying this recipe. I can already tell it's going to be a hit with the family!! :) Thanks for posting this BRITTANYTODD!!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

HBN, Thank you so much! I hope you enjoy them!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

xethonxq, Thank you too! I hope your family loves them!!!


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Cardisa 4 years ago from Jamaica

Very interesting. I would like to try this cupcake.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thanks for reading, Cardisa! Let me know how you like them.


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instantlyfamily 4 years ago

I love to bake. Thanks for sharing these interesting recipes.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you for reading and commenting, InstantlyFamily. I hope you like them.


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Debby Bruck 4 years ago

Hi Brittany ~ You must be the queen of cakes and cupcakes. Really yummy here. Traditional and contemporary. Blessings, Debby


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you so much, Debbie! I have been called the (cup)cake boss...haha. Thank you so much for reading and commenting.


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cclitgirl 4 years ago from Western NC

I love making cupcakes. Yum. I've already bookmarked this so I can make these in the future. Fabulous hub and great layout. These look so yummy!


Bianca 4 years ago

How much baking powder do you add?


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Bianca,

You add 1 tsp. of baking powder.

Thank you, cclitgirl! I hope you like them!


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Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

I am really into strawberries at the moment and the photo has made my mind up, I want to make these this week when I am off work.

They look delicious!

Voted up and shared.


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Rusticliving 4 years ago from California

Wow.. these look so yummy. I love cupcakes. You can do so much with so little! Nice layout too. Well done! :)

Lisa


KDuBarry03 4 years ago

This looks like a great treat for all seasons! Thank you for sharing :) Definitely gonna give it a try for Fourth of July! Thank you for sharing :)

-KD


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Vellur 4 years ago from Dubai

OMG!!! Delicious and yummy hub. What a collection of cup cakes. Voted up.

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