BERRY-TOPPED VANILLA CUPCAKES

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 18 minutes
Servings: 12 cupcakes


INGREDIENTS

2/3 cup Mariani Vanilla Walnutmilk
1/2 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Prepared cream cheese frosting

  2. Prepare raspberries or sliced strawberries

  3. Preheat oven to 350°F and line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.

  4. Beat butter in a large bowl for 30 seconds. Slowly add sugar, beating until mixture is light and fluffy, scraping down the sides as needed.

  5. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  6. Beat in vanilla.

  7. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl.

  8. Add 1/3 to butter mixture, beating on low speed just until combined. Beat in 1/2 of the Walnutmilk. Repeat steps ending with the remaining flour mixture, beating just until dry ingredients are incorporated.

  9. Spoon into prepared muffin cups and bake for 18 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  10. Spread cooled cupcakes with frosting and top with berries just before serving.

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