Blackberry Citrus Cupcakes

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

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ lemon cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
cup fresh blackberries
1 1/2
cups butter, softened
3
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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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