Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes Recipe

Three strawberry shortcake cupcakes lined up diagonally on white subway tile counter with 3 fresh strawberries in front of them and 3 strawberries on top of them.

How To Make Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Turn your classic strawberry shortcake in cupcake form with our easy-to-follow cupcakes recipe! Bake up a sweet batch in just under two hours.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 1cupall-purpose flour,plus 2 tbsp
  • 2tbspcornstarch
  • tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¾cupgranulated sugar
  • 2large eggs,at room temperature
  • tspvanilla extract
  • ¼cupbutter,melted and cooled slightly
  • ¼cupvegetable oil
  • ½cupwhole milk,at room temperature
  • strawberry buttercream frosting
  • 12smallsmall strawberries,fresh, or strawberry slices, for decoration


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt for 30 seconds. Set aside.

  3. In a separate large mixing bowl, use an electric hand mixer set on medium-high speed.

  4. Whip together the eggs, sugar and vanilla for 3 minutes until the mixture is very pale, fluffy and thickened slightly.

  5. Mix in the melted butter and vegetable oil.

  6. Working in three separate batches, beginning and ending with flour, add ⅓ of the flour mixture followed by ½ of the milk, blending until well combined after each addition.

  7. Pour the batter into 12 paper lined muffin cups, filling each cup ⅔ full.

  8. Bake in the oven for 19 to 22 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of cupcake comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.

  9. Frost the cupcakes with strawberry buttercream frosting, then top with a small whole fresh strawberry or fresh strawberry slices.

  10. Serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes


  • Calories: 187.84kcal
  • Fat: 9.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.20g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.75g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.17g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.79g
  • Fiber: 0.40g
  • Sugar: 13.36g
  • Protein: 2.52g
  • Cholesterol: 42.18mg
  • Sodium: 103.54mg
  • Calcium: 55.21mg
  • Potassium: 46.20mg
  • Iron: 0.72mg
  • Vitamin A: 50.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.09mg
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