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Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

White cake mix with lemon juice and lemon zest , frosted with strawberry buttercream
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cupcakes, Lemonade, Strawberries
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
10 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes
Servings 18 Cupcakes


  • OVEN
  • Electric Mixer


  • 1 Box White cake mix
  • 3 Large Eggs room temperature
  • ½ cup 2% milk or milk of choice
  • cup Vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Zest
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice

Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup butter soft
  • ¼ cup pureed fresh strawberries
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • fresh strawberries as garnish


  • Cupcakes
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line 18 muffin cups with paper liners.
  • In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients; beat on low 30 seconds. Beat on medium 2-3 minutes. Fill prepared cups half full. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 18-21 minutes. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

  • For the frosting, combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl except additional strawberries; beat with an electric mixer on medium/high until smooth
  • Frost cupcakes and garnish with fresh strawberries and/or lemon peels or wedges