Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

(Last Updated On: August 3, 2020)

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes: Tangy lemon cupcakes topped with a creamy strawberry buttercream. Your favorite summer drink, in cupcake form!

 Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

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thinking about doing things  ,and then never actually doing them.


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Such as:

  1. Reading that mile high stack of magazine subscriptions. I’ll do it later when I have “free time”. Seriously guys I’m so behind, Taylor Swift is still dating Calvin Harris!
  2. Folding laundry: I’ll just turn the dryer on for the third time, and pretend the clothes aren’t dry. Please tell me someone else does this?! Anyone?!
  3. Making a grocery list: Haha just kidding I’ll just backtrack 2342 times and look like a moron.

One thing I thought about a lot this summer was making Strawberry  lemonade. I didn’t want to make a whole pitcher for 2 people, and I just never got around to it. (Somehow we did get around to strawberry daiquiris, frozen strawberry margaritas, and strawberry mimosas though). Priorities! But, I’m not here to make excuses I’m here to make CHANGES!

I can still enjoy the tangy lemon and sweet strawberry flavor in these Strawberry Lemonade cupcakes.

easy strawberry lemonade cupcakes recipe

Serve with: 

Lemonade Ice Cream

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes


Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes: Tangy lemon cupcakes topped with a creamy strawberry buttercream. Your favorite summer drink, in cupcake form!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cake Mix, Easy, Moist
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 24 Cupcakes
Calories 268kcal
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For the Cupcakes

  • 1 Box White Cake Mix
  • 1/3 Cup Butter Melted
  • 3 Eggs
  • Zest of 2 Lemons
  • 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice Freshly Squeezed
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Whole Milk

For the Strawberry Lemonade Frosting

  • 1 Cup Butter Softened
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Teaspoons Lemon Juice Freshly Squeezed
  • 4 Tablespoons Strawberry Jam
  • 3-4 Cups Powdered Sugar


For the Lemonade Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cupcake pan with paper liners.
  • In a large bowl, combine all cupcake ingredients. Stir until smooth and well combined.
  • Fill cupcake liners ~2/3 of the way full. Bake for 17-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely.

For the Strawberry Lemonade Frosting

  • In a large bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla, lemon juice, and strawberry jam.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar a little at a time. Add milk as needed to reach your desired consistency.
  • Spread or pipe onto cupcakes. Garnish with slice strawberries, if desired.


Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 48mg | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes adapted via Your Cup of Cake

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Tip:

  1. Microwave lemons for 15-20 seconds, to make them much easier to juice.


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