Strawberry Filling For Cupcakes: A Sweet Way to Celebrate the Summer

When I think of summer, the first thing that comes to mind is the sweetness of juicy and fragrant strawberries. And when I’m looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate all that summer has to offer, a delicious treat like this Strawberry Filling for Cupcakes always seems to hit the spot. Whether you’re cooking up cupcakes for a birthday celebration, a backyard barbecue, or just because, this recipe is sure to be the star of the show.


– 2 pints fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
– 4 tablespoons plus ½ cup sugar
– 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
– 2 tablespoons cornstarch
– ¼ teaspoon salt
– 2 tablespoons melted butter


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. In a medium bowl, mix together the halved strawberries, 4 tablespoons of sugar, lemon juice and cornstarch. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes or until the juices begin to release.
3. In a separate bowl, mix together the remaining ½ cup of sugar, salt, melted butter and 2 tablespoons of water.
4. Pour the strawberry mixture into a 9×13 inch baking dish. Top it with the sugar, butter and water mixture.
5. Bake for 45 minutes, or until your cupcakes have formed a golden brown crust.
6. Serve the warm, gooey and delicious Strawberry Filling for Cupcakes.

This Strawberry Filling for Cupcakes is the perfect combination of sweet and tart all wrapped up in a golden brown crust. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the summer and the deliciousness of fresh strawberries. Plus, there are so many versatile and creative ways to enjoy this special treat. Try serving it as a dessert-style side dish with a scoop of ice cream. Or, stuff your cupcakes with it for an extra special treat. Either way, this recipe is sure to be a hit!

If you’re looking to explore other recipes that feature strawberries, consider trying our Strawberry Scones or a classic Strawberry Shortcake. Enjoy the sweetness of summer and all its strawberry-filled goodness with this delicious recipe!