Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Recipe

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Cindy Published: January 7, 2021 Modified: September 29, 2021
Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

These strawberry lemonade cupcakes with a delicate shade of pink and citrusy lemon taste are so good and so nice-looking!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1strawberry cake mix,(18.25 oz.)
  • ¾cupbuttermilk
  • ½cupvegetable,or canola oil
  • ¼cuplemon juice,(4 tbsp)
  • 4eggs

For Frosting:

  • ½cupbutter,(1 stick), softened
  • ¼cupstrawberries,pureed, made from fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1tsplemon juice
  • 1tspvanilla extract,store-bought or homemade
  • 4cupspowdered sugar,adjust to achieve desired consistency


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.

  2. Add the cake mix, buttermilk, oil and lemon juice to a large mixing bowl.

  3. Beat with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until moistened, about 30 seconds.

  4. Add eggs one at a time, until the batter is well-mixed.

  5. Increase speed to high and beat until thick and fluffy, 2 minutes longer.

  6. Pour or scoop the batter into the paper liners until they are 2/3 full.

  7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

  8. Remove from oven and let cupcakes cool on a wire rack.

To Make Strawberry Frosting:

  1. Cream butter in an electric mixer on medium-speed until smooth and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Then add in the strawberries, vanilla and lemon juice, and mix on low-speed until combined.

  3. Gradually add in the powdered sugar and mix until combined.

  4. Then beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, another 3 to 5 minutes.

  5. Add more powdered sugar if with too thin consistency.

  6. Transfer to a piping bag and frost away.


  • Calories: 216.21kcal
  • Fat: 5.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.00g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.33g
  • Fiber: 0.40g
  • Sugar: 20.13g
  • Protein: 2.30g
  • Cholesterol: 37.13mg
  • Sodium: 158.47mg
  • Calcium: 48.98mg
  • Potassium: 46.71mg
  • Iron: 0.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 50.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.27mg
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