Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 18 minutes


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

Makes 12 cupcakes

Prepared cream cheese frosting Raspberries or sliced strawberries Preheat oven to 350°F and line 12 muffin cups with paper liners. 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. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. 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. Spoon into prepared muffin cups and bake for 18 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean. Spread cooled cupcakes with frosting and top with berries just before serving.

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