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Strawberry jam and rose water are baked directly into the vanilla cupcakes to infuse delicate, fragrant flavor into these party-ready cakes. Garnish with fresh rose petals in the colors of your party.

Stephanie Dean
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Credit: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Randy Mon

Recipe Summary

total:
1 hr 30 mins
Yield:
Makes 16
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325°. Line 16 muffin cups with liners. Beat butter and sugar with a stand mixer until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk; beat until well blended.

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  • Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Gradually beat into butter mixture until well blended.

  • Whisk together jam and rose water to taste in a small bowl. Spread 2 heaping tbsp. batter in each liner. Top with 1 tsp. jam mixture, then another 2 heaping tbsp. batter, carefully spreading it to cover jam.

  • Bake cupcakes until a toothpick inserted toward the edge comes out clean, 25 to 27 minutes. Let cool in pans 5 minutes, then transfer to racks to cool completely. Spread with frosting and decorate with rose petals.

  • *Find with cocktail or baking supplies.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per cupcake.

Nutrition Facts

394 calories; calories from fat 41%; protein 4.2g; fat 18g; saturated fat 11g; carbohydrates 55g; fiber 0.5g; sodium 228mg; cholesterol 87mg.
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