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Raspberry Peach Cupcakes Recipe

Raspberry Peach Cupcakes Recipe

These easy cupcakes, which start with a cake mix, have an appealing combination of fresh fruit and white chocolate. The luscious lemon buttercream frosting adds a citrus tang to the sweet treats. My family loves them! —Arlene Kay Butler, Ogden, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled fresh peaches or frozen unsweetened peach slices, thawed and chopped
  • LEMON FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Fresh raspberries and peach pieces, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave, melt chips and butter; stir until smooth.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, milk, eggs, vanilla and melted chips; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Fold in raspberries and peaches.
  • 3. Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 4. For frosting, in a small bowl, beat the butter, confectioners' sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Frost cupcakes. Top with fruit if desired. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 267 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 224 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.