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Strawberry Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Cook Time25 mins
Servings: 18 Cupcakes
Calories: 140kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced fresh strawberries coated in 1 tbsp of sugar plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean powder or 1/2 of one vanilla bean
  • 1 egg plus 2 yolks
  • 1 tbs vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp bAKING powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 2/3 cup Chobani vanilla greek yogurt
  • For the Frosting :
  • 1/2 stick butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean powder or half of one vanilla bean
  • 3-4 tbs milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Line 18 cupcake liners in muffin tins.
  • In a mixer cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla bean.
  • Beat in egg and both yolks.
  • Add salt and BAKING powder.
  • Add vanilla extract.
  • Alternate adding flour and yogurt.
  • Mix till batter is smooth and fold in your strawberries.
  • The batter will be thick when you fill the cupcake liners 2/3 full. Bake for 25 min or until center comes out clean when poked with a toothpick. Cool completely on a wire rack before frosting.

For the Frosting:

  • Combine the butter and powdered sugar in a mixer then add the vanilla bean and extract.
  • Slowly add milk one tablespoon at a time until you have your desired consistency.
  • Combine in mixer until all lumps are gone and frosting is smooth and creamy.
  • Pipe or spread on cooled cupcakes and garnish with strawberries.

Nutrition

Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.3mg