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Peach Cupcakes with Peach Cream Cheese Frosting

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Makes 24 cupcakes

The perfect thing to eat with your fingers, and perfectly summery.

Step 1: Peach Cupcake - Ingredients

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1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
2 ⅔  cups all-purpose flour
2 ½  teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1.75 oz (49 grams) freeze dried peaches, pulverized in a mini food processor
3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/2 cup pureed fresh peach
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

 
AmandaC141 month ago

I had to make these twice, but they were somewhat better the second time around. The biggest issue was that they were flat and spread out too much.

1. I think the measurement for the flour is off and is a computer error. Use closer to 2 1/2 to 2 3/4 cups.

2. do not pulverize the peaches ahead of time. They congeal and are unusable.

People seemed to like them

Mnorris03301 month ago
I made these. They didn't rise well. Flavor was great though. Is it more than 2 cups of flour?
FrannieM5 months ago

Questions about the cupcake part:

1) Has anyone made these with almond flour or coconut flour, and how did they turn out?

2) Since it's not easy to find good fresh peaches right now, can I use frozen peaches to puree for the cake?

Thanks!

Laceyloo083 years ago
Can you use fresh peaches?
weekofmenus (author)  Laceyloo083 years ago
In the frosting, probably not. You could try fresh peach purée but you won't get that same flavor.

The cake has some room for fresh peaches. Try reducing buttermilk and add the equivalent Of peach purée
Great! Thank you so much! I can't wait to try them!!
mygibzone3 years ago
I love peaches! Plus these are just beautiful too!
Those are gorgeous!
i dunno if this is wierd i used apple but its nice and it autually works
i used peach aswell and i would hve to say peaach taste more nice(:
My mom LOVES peaches, when summer comes round and my peach tree bares fruit- I will be making these for her. Thanks for posting this. Nice presentation picture.
Those are beautiful! I love that you put peaches in both the frosting and the cupcakes, too. :D
weekofmenus (author)  jessyratfink3 years ago
thanks Jessy! Just can't wait for the summer.