Maya Strawberry Cupcakes with Easy Vanilla Buttercream

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Strawberry Cupcakes

  • 1 pack Maya Pancake and Baking Mix (350g)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 cup strawberry jam
  • 1/4 cup water

Vanilla Buttercream

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 4 cups sifted confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Strawberry Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (177ºC). Line two 3-oz, 6-hole muffin pan with cupcake liners. Set aside. Make sure you let the oven preheat for at least 30-minutes before baking.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a bowl until well-combined (K)
  3. Scoop batter into eeach hole, filling until 3/4 full (K)
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes. remove from the pan and allow to cool completely before frosting.

Vanilla Buttercream

  1. Using a mixer or a wooden spoon, cream butter and shortening together until fluffy. (K)
  2. Gradually add the sugar followed by milk and vanilla. (K)
  3. Beat until light and fluffy. If necessary add more sugar to reach desired consistency. (K)
  4. Pipe or spread on top of cooled cupcake (K)


(K) = Kid Friendly Task