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Strawberry and Vanilla Cupcakes with Prosecco Frosting

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These strawberry and vanilla cupcakes are so fun to make and the best part is once they’re done you get to drink the leftover prosecco! So it’s a winner for me. Everyone loves a glass of fizz with a strawberry dropped in. So this is my version of that in a cupcake. They are so fluffy and light and with that fresh strawberry inside you get a great texture and crunch. Plus with that prosecco frosting, it really does taste like you’re sipping it out of a glass!



 

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The summer months are approaching! Hopefully, we’ll have some lovely weather with lots of sun, as all it seems to have done where I live in Worcester is rain! These cakes would be great for any celebration – perfect for a birthday, summer party, afternoon tea and to give to friends or family as a gift.

 

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I made mine and took them round to a friend’s house where we were having a girly catch up followed by a curry.

 

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When I was making the frosting, I wasn’t sure how much prosecco to add so I did it a tablespoon at a time as I didn’t want it to go too runny. I got to 3 tablespoons and still couldn’t taste it. I asked Dean what he thought and he agreed, so we kept on going. The flavour was subtle but gave the frosting a sweet taste.

I didn’t want to keep adding more as I didn’t want the frosting to become too runny that I couldn’t pipe it. I played safe but if you fancy a bit more of a boozy frosting then give it a go and let me know how it turns out!

 

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We were all stuffed from our takeaway curry – it was so good! My friend Kate had made a cardamom rice pudding for dessert so we all had a small portion of that (it was delicious, I must get the recipe from her!). I was thinking to myself there’s no way I can eat cake as well! Everyone else decided to have one, so I had to have one of my own cakes too!

I just went with it, I surprised myself I really enjoyed it and the cake was so light it wasn’t a struggle to eat at all. The girls all said they loved it and could taste the prosecco so I was really pleased. I gave the rest of the cakes to family and friends and they all said they were a winner!

 

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You can decorate your cake whichever way you prefer I put pale pink rainbow dust on mine and I thought it added a really nice finish!

 

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Lucy

Hi I'm Lucy and I have always been into eating great food! I love all types of food (apart from bananas - yuck!) and am a big fan of enjoying everything in moderation - so yes I do eat naughty stuff too! My motto is to enjoy life and live it to the full which comes down to travelling all around the world experiencing different adventures - usually involving food!

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April 15, 2016
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it sounds delicious! they look so lovely:)

April 19, 2016
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Thank you Anna!

April 8, 2018
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Can you change the grams portions of the recipe to American measurements? 1/4 cup, tablespoon, etc? Please and thank you.

April 10, 2018
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Hi Alison, thanks for getting in touch. You can change the recipe units from metric to US imperial using the box just below where it says “Servings: 12 cakes”. Hope that helps!

April 17, 2018
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I’m thinking about Macarons with your prosecco frosting with strawberries, do you think it’s going to work this way?

April 17, 2018
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Yes, I think this would be a lovely combination and work together really well. I love macarons

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