Banana Blueberry Cupcakes

Banana Blueberry Cupcake Recipe

I made this incredible Banana Blueberry Bundt Cake last summer, so I knew I just had to try making a cupcake version! I don’t know what it is about baked blueberries but they just make everything better.  Plus, you can’t really ever go wrong with a cupcake topped with cream cheese frosting :)  So… we have bananas and blueberries, this is heathy, right?

Banana Blueberry Cupcakes

I like using the plain white liners when I bake with blueberries because it’s so fun to see the purple bleed into it… Mmm, it makes it hard to keep my hands to myself when I take the photos.  I just want to eat them!! I popped a few blueberries a I shot, but who can blame me for that? :)

Banana Blueberry Cupcakes

Ingredients

Banana Cake:
1 box yellow cake mix
2 bananas, mashed
3 eggs
1/3 C. oil
2/3 C. sour cream or plain yogurt
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 C. fresh or frozen blueberries
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1/2 C. butter, room temperature
8 oz. cream cheese
2 tsp, vanilla extract
2 Tbsp. milk
4-5 C. powdered sugar
Extra blueberries for decoration

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with cupcakes liners.
2. Sift cake mix into a large bowl.
3. Add bananas, eggs, oil, sour cream and vanilla extract and stir until well combined.
4. Fold in blueberries.
5. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 15-20 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.
6. Let cool.
7. Cream Cheese Frosting: Beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add vanilla extract, milk and 2 C. powdered sugar and beat again. Slowly add in more powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency.
8. Pipe onto cool cupcakes and top with fresh berries!

5 thoughts on “Banana Blueberry Cupcakes

  1. 1
    Julie Panning says:

    Hi Lizzy!
    I loved your banana blueberry bundt cake! It was delicious & I’m sure these cupcakes will be wonderful also! Love your blog. Thanks & God bless you!

  2. 2
    Margaret Jebe says:

    Just bought your new cookbook yesterday! I have the day off today-can’t wait to read it!

  3. 3
    Tatjana says:

    Hey! The white and yellow cake mix are not available where I live .. do you have a recipe to make them by myself? And how many cupcakes do you get with this recipe? Thanks a lot!

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