Recipe courtesy of Jenny Harrison
Show: Cupcake Wars
Pretty in Pink Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes
Total:
40 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
18 to 19 cupcakes
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
40 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
18 to 19 cupcakes
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Cupcakes:
Strawberry Whipped Cream Frosting:
Champagne Simple Syrup:

Directions

Strawberry Whipped Cream Frosting:

For the cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 muffin pans with 18 to 19 cupcake liners.

Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.

Place the strawberries in a food processor and process until pureed. Measure out 1/2 cup of the puree, and reserve the extra for the frosting.

In the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, mix the strawberry puree, eggs, Champagne, butter, and vegetable oil on medium speed until incorporated, about 2 minutes. Turn the mixer to medium-low speed, and add the dry ingredients a little bit at a time, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl if necessary. Mix until just combined.

Fill the cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full, and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 20 minutes. Cool the cupcakes completely.

For the frosting: In the bowl of a stand mixer with a whisk attachment, whip the heavy whipping cream on high speed until soft peaks form, about 4 minutes. (While whipping the cream, place a washcloth over the mixer to prevent splatters on countertop.)

While the cream is whipping, melt the marshmallows in a heat-proof bowl in the microwave on high for 15 seconds. Stir with a rubber spatula, and plop the melted marshmallows into the whipping cream once the soft peaks are reached. Continue to whip until stiff peaks are formed. Turn the speed to medium and add the sugar and 1/4 cup reserved strawberry puree. Whip until all the ingredients are incorporated, about 30 seconds.

To assemble: With a pastry brush, brush the tops of the cooled cupcakes with the Champagne Simple Syrup. Place the frosting in a piping bag with a tip of your choice, and pipe a large dollop or multiple swirls on the tops of the cupcakes.

Champagne Simple Syrup:

In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stir the Champagne and sugar together with a wooden spoon until the sugar has completely dissolved. Reduce the heat to medium, and continue to cook until the mixture has reduced to about half and can line the back of the spoon, about 5 minutes.

Allow to cool slightly.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Pushable Rose Pops 00:48

Cool off this summer with these raspberry gelatin and rose cake pops.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Strawberry Prosecco Floats

Recipe courtesy of Anne Burrell

Strawberry Long Cake

Recipe courtesy of Jeff Mauro

Strawberry Buckle with Vanilla Ice Cream

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Magnolia's Vanilla Cupcake

Recipe courtesy of Allysa Torey

Apple Pie Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Strawberry-Basil Yogurt Cooler - Lassi

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Pretty Pink Lemonade

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.