Strawberry cupcakes are great any time of year, but they are particularly festive on Valentine’s day.

Ingredients strawberry cupcakes - ingredients

  • 1 box Pillsbury strawberry cake mix
  • 1 c water
  • 1/2 c oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 14 oz. whipped vanilla frosting
  • Heart shaped sprinkles or regular sprinkles

Follow directions on the box.

Combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs into a mixing bowl.  With an electric mixer, beat on medium speed until smooth.

Prepare a cupcake pan by placing cupcake wrappers into 18 spaces.  Scoop 1/4 c of batter into 18 cupcakes.

strawberry cupcakes - prebaked

Bake for 18 to 23 minutes at 350 degrees
strawberry cupcakes - baked

Frost with whipped vanilla frosting

strawberry cupcakes - frosted

Decorate with sprinkles.

strawberry cupcakes - decorated


For Valentine’s Day:

strawberry cupcakes - plated 2