Coming from you, that’s high praise indeed. That truly is such a refreshing flavor combination! Belated happy birthday wishes to your Little Miss. Decorate each cupcake with a sliver of lemon zest or a fresh blackberry.. M. Recipe by: Megan C. A. I made it! Little Miss was so delighted with the cake that she ate it with a big people’s fork. You may print recipes for your own use. Thank you! Urban Cottage Life (formerly Life Through the Kitchen Window) is protected by copyright and all rights are reserved. Baker by Nature | Privacy Policy. Once all of the sugar has been added, add in salt then increase speed to medium-high and beat for 2 full minutes. I can imagine it would be delicious on lemon cupcakes – love that berry/lemon combo! I turned our first haul into blackberry jam and it turned out soooo good that it was begging to be used in a cake (I am hoping to blog the recipe soon). Really, if you’re looking for a good time (oh dear, that doesn’t quite sound how I mean it) and some good recipes, head on over to Movita’s place for a visit. Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 5 days. I love this idea and I had already planned on berry picking this week. I am not responsible for any mishaps you incur as a result of the information on this blog, such as injuries (cuts, burns, etc. You CANNOT skip the powdered sugar. Quick and easy blackberry buttercream frosting recipe made with fresh blackberries. Please read my disclosure policy. It worked perfectly. Set aside. Note: I made the cake a couple of days ahead, wrapped tightly in plastic wrap and stored in the refrigerator. This frosting works especially well on rich, decadent chocolate cake. You can make lemon cupcakes (use my moist lemon cake recipe to make cupcakes) with blackberry buttercream frosting OR even a chocolate cake with blackberry buttercream frosting. Directions. Cream sugar and 120g butter in the bowl of a stand mixer until fluffy. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter/sugar combination, beating until just combined. Beat 225g butter with 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and salt until smooth and creamy. Beat in flour and baking powder until thoroughly combined; beat in milk, lemon juice and lemon zest until smooth. So lemony and refreshing - the flavors compliment eachother wonderfully. I cut the frosting in half and had the perfect amount to frost 16 cupcakes...if I would have made the entire amount of frosting it would have been way too much. A simple lemon cupcake with blackberry jam buttercream icing. Add eggs, buttermilk, melted butter and vanilla. Allow mixture to cool completely before using. This bakery style buttercream frosting is made with blackberry jam and gives you the perfect light and fluffy buttercream frosting.  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada). I made this buttercream to go on lemon cupcakes and it was absolutely perfect. For an easy supper that you can depend on, we picked out some of our tried-and-true favorites that have gotten us through even the busiest of days. If you're looking for a simple recipe to simplify your weeknight, you've come to the right place--easy dinners are our specialty. Yes, you can and it should still taste amazing but I add a little shortening to make it more stable in Summer time. Here are some TIPS for making perfect blackberry frosting with fresh blackberries: The process is very SIMPLE. Mommy & Foodie. I didn't use quite as much powdered sugar as mentioned and also added a few blackberries right before I frosted the cupcakes to have larger chunks in the frosting. Based on her responses to cupcakes I’ve made, I knew that she prefers chocolate cake to white and is definitely an icing girl. Add blackberry puree; beat until blended. Make sure to use a fine mesh sieve to STRAIN out the seeds from the blackberry puree. Add your email address and we'll send new posts right to your inbox! Great for piping and filling cakes and cupcakes. Instead of a chocolate frosting, I wanted something more colourful, so I mixed blackberry jam into my standard vanilla buttercream, creating a pale lavender-coloured frosting that I first used as a crumb coat and then swirled prettily onto the cake with a palette knife. Place a fine-mesh strainer over a small bowl and push the puree though, leaving any seeds/large chunks behind. These are amazing. No forks or spoons required, just easy-to-pick-up … Blackberry Buttercream Frosting is seriously one of my favorite buttercream … If the batter seems way too dense, add a bit more milk to your liking, and always remember to use a stand or hand mixer. Click Welcome! -  23 Apr 2012 Two, and growing up fast! Cool cupcakes completely. Could you do all unsalted butter instead of shortening? I will double the cake recipe and half the frosting recipe. Hope this helps and hope you like this frosting! Place the other layer of the cake on top, right side up. 5 stars for taste! Add blackberry puree and mix together. This is my recipe. Lemon cupcakes with blackberry buttercream. A simple lemon cupcake with blackberry jam buttercream icing. Your email address will not be published. Then, apply the rest of the icing, using a palette knife to make a freeform swirly pattern. For a hint of ZESTY flavor, add lemon zest or lime zest or even lemon extract to the frosting. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; mix well to combine. This recipe works great as a blackberry buttercream FILLING for cakes and cupcakes too. to learn more. A sweet cake, and a sweet celebration …. Instead of blackberries, you can use raspberry puree or strawberry puree or a combination of mixed berry puree. I made this buttercream to go on lemon cupcakes and it was absolutely perfect. The frosting turned out wonderful. Bake in the preheated oven until cupcake edges are slightly golden brown and a skewer inserted into the centre of a cupcake comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Actually, if this had been a first birthday party, there probably would have been diving into the cake going on. ADJUST the quantity of powdered sugar, according to your preference. Recipe developer. I so loved your statement that this is a cake to make for someone you love … you’re absolutely right! Rave reviews from the family. *Cupcakes can be made up to 6 hours ahead of time, but be sure to store in the fridge and bring to room temperature 30 minutes before serving. Learn how your comment data is processed. Thank you, Movita. I used regular muffin pans and the recipe only made 19 small cupcakes - I was wondering what they would rise like or I could've made 12. 3 65 Super Easy Finger Foods to Make for Any Party From chips and dip to one-bite apps, finger foods are the perfect way to kick off a party. A moment to cherish and remember…. Beat in icing sugar, in batches, to make a creamy buttercream icing. I also added fresh blackberries on top for a pretty garnish to the cupcake. Thank you for your lovely comments! I will double the cake recipe and half the frosting recipe. So, if you are looking for blackberry frosting without powdered sugar, this is NOT for you. That said, you should carefully watch larger cakes in your oven as this is the time I use for miniature cakes. Because it's kitchen tested I think the yield may have been modified- my original submission was for mini cupcakes, and I always use a piping bag and tip for frosting (which makes them mile-high, but no one ever seems to complain about it if you catch my drift)! 16 May 2012 It looks absolutely wonderful. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar until smooth. It’s been entirely too long without a cake in my kitchen!! I used regular muffin pans and the recipe only made 19 small cupcakes - I was wondering what they would rise like or I could've made 12. Blackberry Buttercream Frosting is seriously one of my favorite buttercream recipes! From chips and dip to one-bite apps, finger foods are the perfect way to kick off a party. Print; Email; Recipient's email: Your email: Add a personal note (optional): Password Send me a copy of this recipe!