Easy Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting
5 from 5 votes

Easy Strawberry Cupcakes From Scratch

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick and easy strawberry cupcakes recipe, homemade from scratch with simple ingredients. Pink, soft, moist and loaded with fresh strawberry flavor. 

Servings: 12 Cupcakes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy cupcakes
Calories: 509 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted, Room temperature
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 Egg Large
  • 2 Egg whites Large
  • 1/2 cups Strawberry puree
  • 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp Strawberry extract Optional
  • Pink gel food coloring
  • 1 2/3 cups Cake flour
  • 3/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 4 cups Strawberry buttercream frosting
  • 12 Strawberries Washed and patted dry


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Mix in eggs until smooth.

  3. Add strawberry puree, buttermilk, vanilla extract, strawberry extract, pink gel coloring and mix until smooth.

  4. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together cake flour, baking powder and baking soda. 

  5. Dump this dry mixture into the wet mixture and mix until just combined. Do not over-mix!

  6. Pour batter into cupcake liners.

  7. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick in the center comes out clean.

  8. Allow the cupcakes to cool down completely. Then, frost them in icing and decorate with a strawberry! Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Easy Strawberry Cupcakes From Scratch
Amount Per Serving
Calories 509 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 252mg 11%
Potassium 109mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 77g 26%
Sugars 60g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 5.3%
Vitamin C 6.9%
Calcium 3%
Iron 2.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.