These tender and light gluten free strawberry cupcakes are flavored with cooked and pureed strawberry syrup, and topped with a strawberry glaze or frosting.
How to bake with strawberries
When strawberry season is in full swing, they smell like strawberries, look like strawberries (red inside and out!) and even taste like strawberries. I never really tire of baking with this lovely fruit, but baking with a berry that has a ton of moisture can be tricky.
These gluten free strawberry cupcakes are made with a strawberry syrup that’s easily made by cooking some strawberries (frozen work great here) with some sugar and a bit of water. Blend the cooked mixture, and you have a concentrated strawberry flavor that adds color, sweetness, and aroma.
Frozen strawberries, like all frozen fruits, are frozen at the peak of freshness, so they’re always perfectly ripe. Since they’re being cooked down in the syrup, … Read more