Blackberry Citrus Cupcakes

Blackberry Citrus Cupcakes

Enjoy a citrusy twist to delicious blackberry cupcakes made with Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix – perfect for dessert.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
tablespoon grated lemon peel
cup fresh blackberries
1 1/2
cups butter, softened
cups powdered sugar
Additional fresh blackberries, if desired
Fresh mint leaves, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs and adding lemon peel. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  3. In small microwavable bowl, place 1 cup blackberries. Cover; microwave on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring once, until softened. Mash with fork. Place strainer over clean small bowl; line strainer with cheesecloth. Pour berries into strainer; press with back of spoon to remove seeds. Reserve juice; discard seeds and pulp.
  4. In large bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Gradually add reserved blackberry juice, beating on high speed until frosting is smooth and spreadable. Frost cupcakes. Garnish with additional blackberries and mint.
Makes 24 serving (1 cupcake)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • Total Fat 17g
      • (Saturated Fat 8g,),
    • Sodium 240mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 34g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 1g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 3 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.