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    Blackberry Icing for Cupcakes

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

    xtine411's Note:

    This is a simple icing recipe that I found in Parents magazine. It's a BIG hit at the office. I imagine you could make this with different berries as well but haven't tried it yet. Use your own cake recipe or box mix.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 24

    Yield:

    cupcakes

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 (18 ounce) package vanilla cake mix or 1 (18 ounce) package white cake mix or 1 (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix
    • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1/3 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1 1/3 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1 cup fresh blackberries
    • 24 blackberries (to garnish)
    • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 4 3/4 cups powdered sugar, divided
    • 1/3 teaspoon salt

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare cake mix according to package directions, making 24 cupcakes. Allow to cool.
    2. 2
      Puree 1 cup of blackberries in food processor or blender. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve to remove seeds. Work through with a spatula if needed.
    3. 3
      In large bowl, beat butter on medium-high speed about 2 minutes, until light and fluffy.
    4. 4
      Add blackberry puree, 3 cups of powdered sugar, and salt. Beat on low until sugar incorporates into the butter, then increase speed to medium-high to mix.
    5. 5
      Add remaining powdered sugar, a little at a time, until the icing reaches your preferred consistency.
    6. 6
      Pipe onto cupcakes using a large star tip.
    7. 7
      Top each with a blackberry.
    8. 8
      Chill for at least 1 hour. (Good served cold!).

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    Nutritional Facts for Blackberry Icing for Cupcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (83 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 290.4
     
    Calories from Fat 124
    42%
    Total Fat 13.7 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 5.8 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 44.0 mg
    14%
    Sodium 183.0 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.9 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 32.7 g
    131%
    Protein 1.8 g
    3%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    blackberries

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