Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Recipe

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Strawberry Lemonade just screams “SUMMER” to me! These cupcakes are a light and refreshing treat. The best part about the recipe is that the frosting has only two ingredients and it tastes great! These cupcakes start with a box of white cake mix and uses strawberry daiquiri mix and lemon juice in place of the water. It gives the cupcakes a great flavor! Don’t worry, there is no alcohol in the daiquiri mix. The kiddos can eat them too!

Yields: 24 cupcakes


1 box white cake mix
1 cup strawberry daiquiri mix
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup oil
3 eggs
8 oz cool whip, thawed
1 (16oz) can strawberry frosting
zest of 1/2 lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place cupcake liners in muffin pan. Set aside.
  2. With a handheld mixer, mix together cake mix, daiquiri mix, lemon juice, oil and eggs. Beat on low for 30 seconds. Increase speed to medium high and mix for 2 minutes.
  3. Scoop batter into muffin pans. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Cool completely.
  4. For the frosting, carefully combine cool whip, strawberry frosting and lemon zest. Frost cooled cupcakes with frosting.


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