Summer is coming to an end, what a better way to end summer than with some Peach Cupcakes!
You will need:
– White box cake mix
-eggs, water and oil per box directions
-1/4 cup peach preserves
-2 peaches, peeled and chopped
-cupcake liners or cups from our August box
-red and yellow food coloring
-1 cup butter, softened
-1 packet Taylor & Colledge Vanilla Bean paste from August box (or about 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)
-5 tablespoons peach preserves
-3 cups confectioners sugar
-peach slices, or jam for garnish
Mix cake mix according to package directions for cupcakes, fold in peach preserves and fresh peaches. Fill cups or a muffin tin with liners 2/3 of the way full. Using the cups from our box? Just place on a cookie sheet and bake right in them! Bake according to box, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. For frosting, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed until combined. Add 1 drop of yellow food coloring, and 1 drop of red and mix. Continue to add food coloring one drop at a time until desired color is achieved. Add frosting to a piping bag and frost cupcakes. Garnish with fresh peach slices. You can even create a cavity in frosting and fill with remaining peach preserves!
We hope you enjoy the rest of your Summer! Happy Baking!