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Strawberry Pop Tart Cupcakes

Servings 24 Cupcakes

Ingredients

Vanilla Cake:

  • White Cake Mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract

Glaze:

  • 2 Tablespoons hot water
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Strawberry Buttercream:

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup freeze dried strawberries finely crushed in food processor
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with cupcake liners.
  2. 2. SIft cake mix into a small bowl and set aside.
  3. 3. In a large bowl, gently whisk eggs, egg whites, oil, buttermilk, sour cream and vanilla extract together.
  4. 4. Add cake mix and stir until smooth.
  5. 5. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until an inserted knife comes out clean.
  6. 6. Glaze: Combine all ingredients and use a fork to whisk until smooth. Use more powdered sugar to make thicker or more water to make thinner.
  7. 7. Dip the top of cooled cupcakes into glaze and let set.
  8. 8 Buttercream: Beat butter for 2 minutes. Add vanilla extract and freeze dried strawberries. Slowly add powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency.
  9. 9. Pipe buttercream over glaze (once firm) and top with a piece of Pop Tart. Ta-dah!