Blueberries ‘n Cream Cupcakes Recipe

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Rose Published: February 28, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Blueberries ‘n Cream Cupcakes

Light blueberries ‘n cream cupcakes dotted with vanilla and juicy blueberries. Made even more luscious by extra cream cheese frosting.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total: 3 hours 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For the Cupcakes:

  • 1⅔cupsall purpose flour,(210 grams), spoon & leveled
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½cupunsalted butter,(115 grams), melted
  • ½cupgranulated sugar,(100 grams)
  • ½cuplight brown sugar,(100 grams), packed
  • 1large egg
  • ¼cupyogurt,(62 grams), or sour cream
  • ¾cupmilk,(180 milliliter)
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • 2tsplemon zest
  • 1⅓cupsblueberries,fresh or frozen, do not thaw if using frozen

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8ozfull fat block cream cheese,(224 grams), softened to room temperature
  • ½cupunsalted butter,(115 grams), softened to room temperature
  • cupsconfectioner’s sugar,(360 grams), plus an extra ¼ cup if needed
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • tspsalt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C). Line two muffin pans with cupcake liners. Set aside.

Cupcakes:

  1. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together until combined. Set aside.

  2. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter. Whisk in the granulated and brown sugars. The mixture will be thick.

  3. Vigorously whisk the egg, yogurt, milk, vanilla, and lemon zest until combined and uniform in texture.

  4. Slowly whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until no lumps remain. Gently fold in the blueberries.

  5. Divide batter among 14 cupcake liners and bake in batches for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow cooling.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. In a large bowl using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a paddle or whisk attachment, beat the cream cheese and butter together on high speed until smooth and creamy.

  2. Add 3 cups of confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, and salt. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds then switch to high speed and beat for 2 minutes.

  3. Frost cooled cupcakes immediately before serving. Decorate with more blueberries if desired.

  4. Unfrosted cupcakes remain fresh covered tightly at room temperature for 3 days. Store frosted cupcakes in the refrigerator for up to 2 days and allow them to come to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 408.11kcal
  • Fat: 19.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.93g
  • Trans Fat: 0.53g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.14g
  • Fiber: 0.77g
  • Sugar: 42.38g
  • Protein: 3.76g
  • Cholesterol: 67.84mg
  • Sodium: 215.49mg
  • Calcium: 62.20mg
  • Potassium: 91.39mg
  • Iron: 0.94mg
  • Vitamin A: 183.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.76mg
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