Posts tagged cupcakes
Lemon Cupcakes with Lavender Frosting
Who else is loves with the Pioneer Woman? Ree is the type of woman you watch on TV and just know that if you met her in real life, you would be great friends. She just always seems so happy and upbeat, and her cooking philosophy is all about what tastes good, rather than what is fussy or fancy. Love love love her. That's why this week in our lavender recipe highlight, I had to highlight her. Check out these delicious Lemon Cupcakes with Lavender Frosting

If you don't follow Ree's blog already, then you are missing out. She tastes photo by photo instructions of all of her recipes and it makes things so easy and fool proof to follow along! Hope you enjoyed this mass appeal lavender recipe this week. Happy weekending! 
Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes
Strawberry lemonade is one of my favorite drinks. So the other day when I had a hankering for desert, making this delicious flavor combo into a cupcake just made sense. These cupcakes are sweet with a little tang perfection. 

Cupcake Ingredients: 
2 lb carton strawberries, chopped
2 sticks butter at room temp
zest of1 lemon
4 eggs
1 cup butermilk
2 cups sugar
2 3/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbs baking powder
1/2 cup lemonade
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon extract

Frosting Ingredients: 
1 cup butter, room temp
zest from 1 lemon
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup lemonade 
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp lavender

Mix your cake ingredients together, then bake at 425 for approximately 20 minutes. Allow to cool. Mix your frosting ingredients together, then top your cupcakes. Add extra cut strawberries as a garnish. 

These sweet treats will not only have you happy that Spring is finally here, but they might just get you excited for summer as well. Enjoy!