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Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes with Strawberry Kiwi Creamy Frosting

Fresh strawberries and kiwis are combined in these delicious Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes, topped with more fresh fruit in the Strawberry Kiwi Creamy Frosting.

Cupcakes with Strawberry Kiwi Creamy Frosting

In continuation with my season of strawberry recipes I decided to make strawberry cupcakes.

Fresh Fruit Cupcakes

Then as I walked through the produce section of Trader Joe’s the kiwis started calling my name “Whitney, Whitney, put us in your strawberry cupcakes!”

Fresh Fruit Strawberry and Kiwi Cupcakes

I couldn’t say no to these cute little green guys so I picked some up and Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes were born!

Strawberry Kiwi Cupcake Ingredients

Ingredients (makes 24 cupcakes)

  • 2 cups strawberries (sliced)
  • 2 kiwis (peeled and sliced)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup vanilla almond milk, coconut milk or regular milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Start by peeling the kiwi using a vegetable peeler. (Thanks roomie for being my photographer in this shot!)

Next, slice the kiwis and strawberries.

Freshly Sliced Strawberries and Kiwi

Place the fruit in a blender or food processor.

Fresh Fruit in Food Processor

Blend into a puree consistency, set aside and begin to make the batter.

First, mix together the flour, baking soda and salt in a small mixing bowl.

Next cream together the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl, then add the eggs one at a time and mix well.

Then add the oil, almond milk, vanilla and fruit puree.

Strawberry Kiwi Cupcake Batter

Blend well then add the flour mixture.

How to make strawberry kiwi cupcakes

Combine all of the ingredients until a dark pink batter forms.

Now pour the batter into pre-lined muffin pans.

Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes

Bake the cupcakes at 350° for 22-25 minutes.

Baked Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes

Now it’s time to make the frosting.

I used my cream cheese frosting recipe and added fresh strawberries and kiwi. Simple and delicious!

Creamy Strawberry Kiwi Cupcake Frosting Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 8 oz packages cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar (sifted)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3-4 strawberries (diced)
  • 1 kiwi (peeled and diced)

Start by peeling and dicing the strawberries and kiwi.

Combine all ingredients with an electric hand mixer.

Strawberry Kiwi Creamy Frosting

Now place the frosting onto the cupcakes with a cake decorator or spread on top with a knife. Add additional sliced fruit as a garnish if you like!

Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes

I went a little crazy with the picture-taking because they were so pretty! Here are a few of my favorites!

Strawberry Kiwi Cupcake Tower

Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes

These cupcakes are perfect for spring, would be so cute at a picnic, birthday party or baby shower!

Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes with Creamy Strawberry Frosting

 

Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes
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Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes with Strawberry Kiwi Creamy Frosting

Fresh strawberries and kiwis are combined in these delicious Strawberry Kiwi Cupcakes, topped with more fresh fruit in the Strawberry Kiwi Creamy Frosting.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 Cupcakes
Calories 281 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 2 cups strawberries sliced
  • 2 kiwis peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup vanilla almond milk coconut milk or regular milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Creamy Strawberry Kiwi Frosting

  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar sifted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 strawberries diced
  • 1 kiwi peeled and diced

Instructions

  1. Peel the kiwi using a vegetable peeler.
  2. Slice the kiwis and strawberries.
  3. Place the fruit in a blender or food processor.
  4. Blend into a puree consistency and set aside.
  5. Mix the flour, baking soda and salt in a small mixing bowl.
  6. Cream together the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  7. Add the eggs one at a time and mix well.
  8. Add the oil, almond milk, vanilla and fruit puree.
  9. Blend well then add the flour mixture.
  10. Combine all of the ingredients until a dark pink batter forms.
  11. Pour the batter into pre-lined muffin pans.
  12. Bake the cupcakes at 350°F for 22-25 minutes.

Creamy Strawberry Kiwi Frosting

  1. Peel and dice the strawberries and kiwi.

  2. Combine all ingredients with an electric hand mixer.
  3. Place the frosting onto the cupcakes with a cake decorator or spread on top with a knife.

Strawberry Kiwi Slush

This homemade version of Sonic’s Strawberry Kiwi Slush blends fresh fruit together in an icy cold beverage, perfect for summer!

Sonic's Strawberry Kiwi Slush Recipe

Am I the only person that continues to think about Sonic’s Strawberry Kiwi Slush on a regular basis even though it hasn’t existed for over a decade?

Sonic's Strawberry Kiwi Slush

I finally decided to re-create my favorite Sonic Slush of yester-year and the result was amazing!

Instead of artificial flavors or syrups I combined fresh fruit to make an icy cold, refreshing beverage that is perfect for summer!

Strawberry Kiwi Slush Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries (sliced)
  • 1 kiwi (peeled and sliced)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups ice

Add the strawberries and kiwi to a blender with sugar, water and lemon juice.

Fresh Fruit Strawberry Kiwi Slush Recipe

Blend for 30 seconds.

Fresh Fruit Strawberry Kiwi Slush Recipe

Add the ice and blend for an additional 30 seconds or until the ice has been crushed and a slush consistency has formed.

Fresh Fruit Strawberry Kiwi Slush Recipe

Pour into a glass for you and a friend (or an extra-large glass all for yourself!)

Strawberry Kiwi Slush Recipe

Garnish with a kiwi slice and enjoy the frozen deliciousness of fresh fruit!

Strawberry Kiwi Slush

 

Sonic's Strawberry Kiwi Slush Recipe
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Strawberry Kiwi Slush

This homemade version of Sonic's Strawberry Kiwi Slush blends fresh fruit together in an icy cold beverage, perfect for summer!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 slushes (16 oz each)
Calories 121 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries sliced
  • 1 kiwi peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups ice

Instructions

  1. Add the strawberries and kiwi to a blender with sugar, water and lemon juice.
  2. Blend for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the ice and blend for an additional 30 seconds or until the ice has been crushed and a slush consistency has formed.