Blackberry Filled Cupcakes with Blackberry Lime Frosting

Blackberry filled cupcakes with blackberry lime frosting I love summer! It’s my favorite season of the year. My father-in-law brings us fresh berries almost weekly during the summer. So much that I can barely keep up!  He brought us some blackberries over the weekend and I couldn’t wait to make cupcakes.  I’ve had these in my mind for months but haven’t gotten around to making them. Until now.  They were worth the wait, delicious! 

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Blackberry Filled Cupcakes with Blackberry Lime Frosting
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For the cakes
  1. 1 cup blackberries
  2. 2 tbsp. sugar
  3. 2 cup flour
  4. 1/2 tsp. salt
  5. 2 tsp. baking powder
  6. 3/4 cup butter, melted
  7. 1 cup sugar
  8. 2 eggs
  9. 2 tsp. vanilla
  10. 1/2 cup heavy cream
For the frosting
  1. 1/2 cup butter
  2. 1/2 cup cream cheese
  3. 2 limes, juice and zest
  4. 1 tbsp. blackberry mix
  5. 5-6 cups powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake tins with liners; set aside.
  2. Beat together blackberries and sugar for about 2 minutes; set aside.
  3. Whisk together flour, salt, and baking powder; set aside.
  4. Beat together melted butter and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, then add vanilla.
  5. Add flour mixture and heavy cream in alternating increments.
  6. Pour about a tablespoon of batter into bottom of liner. Top with about a tsp. of blackberry then top with about 2 more tbsp. of batter (until liner filled 2/3).
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  8. Let cool completely.
  9. To start the frosting, beat together butter and cream cheese until smooth.
  10. Add lime juice, lime zest and blackberry mix. Mix until fully combined.
  11. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, until desired consistency.
  12. Frost cupcakes and enjoy!
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  1. says

    Thank you for sharing this delicious Blackberry Filled Cupcake with Blackberry Line Frosting on the Foodie Friends Friday Party this week. It sounds so delicious. I’ve pinned and will be sharing on my FB page on Monday.

    We look forward to seeing you again soon with another delicious recipe.
    A Foodie Friends co-host,
    Joanne/WineLady Cooks

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