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Strawberry Crunch Cupcakes

Strawberry cupcakes are kicked up a notch with delightfully fluffy strawberry icing and a crunchy topping. These nostalgic strawberry crunch cupcakes capture all the flavors of a strawberry shortcake ice cream bar. Their pretty pink color makes them the perfect Valentine's Day cupcake or a great treat for a baby shower or any other fun pink occasion. 
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18
Calories: 169kcal


  • 1 package of Strawberry Cake Mix
  • 1 cup of Water
  • 1/2 a cup of Oil
  • 3 Eggs
  • 8 oz. of Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 a cup of Butter
  • 2 tablespoons of Heavy Cream
  • 1 box of Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 of a 3 oz. package of Strawberry Jello Mix
  • Red Food Coloring
  • Piping Bag and 1M Piping Tip
  • 1 and 1/2 Sleeves of Golden Oreos Remove cream.
  • 1/2 of a 3 oz. package of Strawberry Jello Mix
  • 1.5 to 2.5 tablespoons of Butter Melted
  • Pink Cupcake Liners


  • Start mixing together your cake mix, oil, eggs, and water.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Line a cupcake pan with liners, and fill 1/2 way.
  • Bake according to box instructions
  • Let cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese butter, and jello mix.
  • Add in heavy cream, and gradually add in powdered sugar until you reach desired thickness.
  • Add in food coloring and mix until pink.
  • Attach your pipping tip to your bag, and fill bag with pink icing.
  • Starting in the middle of your cupcake work your way out and up with icing.
  • In a food processor grind up your oreos.
  • Add in strawberry jello mix, and combine.
  • Add in melted butter and process until mixture becomes moist.
  • I let mine sit and stiffen a bit, about 1 hour.
  • Stir with a spoon to break up.
  • Sprinkle on cupcakes.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 262IU | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg