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Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting

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A romantic Valentine’s Cupcake that is full of amazing flavor and a soft moist cake that is perfect for any special holiday. These Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting are a very special treat.

Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting

These little yummy bites of goodness did not last long in our house – in fact they were barely cooled and iced before the first bite was taken.

Nobody could wait another moment.

They were absolutely delicious and yes, my kids love them so much they’ve asked for them frequently.

There is only a hint of the champagne flavor which in my opinion makes them better than some of the other recipes I’ve seen.

Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting

This special recipe has been around a few years for us, and we love it it for special occasions.

Whether it’s a romantic dinner, Valentine’s Day or even New Year’s, a wedding anniversary or a special birthday.

Our group is bringing you all kinds of delicious goodies that are perfect for a romantic dinner or Valentine’s Day.

The recipe for the cupcakes is down below, but let me tell you about the others first.

Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting

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Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting

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Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting Recipe

Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting

Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Strawberry Champagne Frosting

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A romantic Valentine’s Cupcake that is full of amazing flavor and a soft moist cake that is perfect for any special holiday.
4.36 from 17 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Course Cake Recipes and Cupcake Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cupcakes

Ingredients
  

Cupcakes:

  • 3 cup cake flour
  • 3 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • cup butter room temp
  • cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup pink champagne
  • 6 egg whites
  • ¼ teaspoon of Wilton pink food coloring

Frosting:

  • cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 3 Tablespoons pink champagne
  • ¼-1/2 teaspoon strawberry extract to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Wilton pink food coloring

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Fill cupcake pan with cupcake papers.
  • You’ll need three bowls.
  • In one bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. and set aside.
  • In the second bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • In a third bowl, cream together the butter and the sugar until it’s fluffy.
  • Keeping the third bowl in front of you, add the flour mixture and the champagne, alternating between the two in small amounts until incorporated. Make sure and scrape the sides down also.
  • Add in the Wilton pink icing color.
  • Fold in the whipped egg whites. Mix everything well.
  • Fill the cupcake liners using an ice cream scoop (or about ¼ c. of batter.)
  • Bake for about 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out completely clean.
  • Allow the cupcakes to cool on a wire rack.
  • Once the cupcakes have completely cooled, mix up the icing.
  • Beat the butter for the icing until it’s creamy.
  • On low speed, use your mixer to slowly add the sifted confectioners’ sugar until well blended. Add the champagne and strawberry extract.
  • Switch your mixer to high and blend for 3 or 4 minutes. Fill a pastry bag with your icing and pipe the delicious goodness.
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Taylor

Sunday 7th of February 2021

Can we use fresh strawberries in place of the strawberry extract in the frosting?

Nicole Cook

Sunday 28th of March 2021

You could definitely try that, however, I am not sure the frosting would set properly. It would be too much liquid, although you could experiment to get the right consistency. Good luck!

Karla

Friday 16th of February 2018

How much butter?

Nicole Cook

Friday 16th of February 2018

Hi Karla, 2/3 cup of butter. Sorry, when switching from one recipe plugin to another it looks like it didn't convert properly. I'm so glad you asked! Enjoy the cupcakes!

Lawson

Wednesday 27th of July 2016

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Tree

Friday 21st of November 2014

Hi! These are lovely! In the ingredients, does the "t" mean teaspoon, and "T" mean tablespoon?

Nicole Cook

Friday 21st of November 2014

Hi there, thank you! And yes the T is for Tablespoon and t is for teaspoon.

Donna Merrill

Tuesday 20th of November 2012

I seen this on my twitter feed and just had to come over and peek at this recipe. It is a must save! Thanks for sharing that. I will give it a try.

Donna

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