Summer is finally here and I am super excited for lemonade, beach parties and of course bbq’s. This is a simple recipe that has a yummy lemony flavor. It is a simple trick to bring that boring cake box mix to the next level. I will warn you though, the lemonade will make the cake be more condensed…less fluffy. I like cake that way. It hold the frosting better.
- 24 fresh blackberries
- 1 yellow box cake
- Follow directions on box just substitute lemonade for water. Oil and eggs will be the same according to box directions.
- Mix as directed on box. Fill cupcake liners ¾ full and bake as directed on box.
- Cool and Frost
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup Crisco
4 cups powdered sugar
8-10 frozen Blackberries thawed (keep juice)
Cream butter and crisco together. Add thawed blackberries and their juices. Mix in powdered sugar one cup at a time. Whip until fluffy. If it is too thin add more powdered sugar if too stiff add another blackberry. It is hard to mess this recipe up. Enjoy!
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