I’m a sucker for fruit in the summer. These Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes are delicious by themselves, but with this strawberry frosting (naturally colored and flavored) this cupcake is simply heavenly.
Stunned by the bright pink frosting that’s naturally colored? Find out my secret!
I used to think that poppy seeds were just little pieces of dirt that accidentally got mixed into the batter. Why would anyone want a bunch of black dots in their food? Why not use sprinkles instead? At least they’re colorful, I thought….
I’m really obsessed with using Trader Joe’s freeze-dried fruits for frostings because you get SO much flavor and color naturally! If you don’t have a Trader Joe’s around you, other stores sometimes carry similar products or you can always search on Amazon for them!
Here’s my fun little photo set up! I used a white tabletop I had made for photos, a little reflector board off to the right to bound light from the window back onto the cupcakes, and then a little color from the pink hand towel!
Beautiful yellow greaseproof liners from Sweets & Treats!