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Easy Boozy Strawberry Cupcake Recipe 2

Easy Boozy Strawberry Soda Cupcakes with Homemade Buttercream Frosting

These Easy Boozy Strawberry Soda Cupcakes Recipe are a fun dessert that has a unique flavor that just pops!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
0 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cupcakes

Equipment

  • Mixer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 yellow or white boxed cake mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • ½ cup strawberry soda
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries optional
  • Red sanding sugar for decoration
  • 2 sticks room temperature unsalted butter
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1/4 cup strawberry soda
  • 2 ounces Dekuyper Strawberry Patch Liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon red sanding sugar
  • 6 straws for decoration

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with baking liners.
  • Steps 1-5: In a large mixing bowl, add water, eggs, oil and strawberry soda to cake mix. Using a hand or stand mixer, mix on low speed for 1 minute and then on medium for 1 minute.
  • Steps 6-7: Fill each muffin cup 2/3 of the way with batter. Sprinkle with remaining Heath Milk Chocolate & Toffee Bits and bake 18-20 minutes or until it springs back when touched. Let cool.
  • Directions For Frosting:
  • Steps 1-2: In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, beat butter and powdered sugar for 1 minute or until creamy.
  • Steps 3-5: Add the strawberry soda and strawberry liqueur and beat until light and fluffy. If the mixture is too thick, add more strawberry soda or a bit of milk, 1 tablespoon at a time.
  • Step 6: Mix in red sanding sugar.
  • Step 7 Place in a piping bag and frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with the red sanding sugar if desired.
  • Step 8: Cut your straw in half and push through the cupcake
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