Make Super Moist Dragonfruit Cupcakes for Summer!
The kiddo wanted to try dragonfruit–but she also wanted a “fun summer cupcake”. I was stumped until I came up with these awesome dragonfruit cupcakes! So easy and fun!
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we adore having this extra time to make things with the kiddo and indulge her in some curiosity that we maybe didn’t have time for before. One of those things is “exploring new foods” we have had dragonfruit before–but maybe not often enough because the kiddo was asking what it was. But she also wanted to make some cupcakes
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So, I decided to combine the curiosity and indulge in a cupcake. I mean, why not?! So, if you’re ready to make a moist cupcake with a twist, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make Summer Cupcakes with Dragonfruit
- Let these easy dragonfruit cupcakes cool completely on the counter before you try frosting them. Warm frosting runs and friends, and this frosting is yummy, but you also want it to be pretty.
- If you have a “favorite way of making vanilla cupcakes” start there. But if you don’t already have a go-to cupcake recipe, I recommend making our Lazy Girl’s Easy Vanilla Cupcakes. They take less than 30-minutes and use ingredients you likely have on hand.
- If your heart is just set on it, you can make a cream cheese frosting, sure. But the best, most light and fluffy frosting you can pipe with a decorating bag is this awesome homemade buttercream in this recipe, with confectioners sugar and some dragonfruit mixed in to make a fun pop with those seeds and the flavor you’re gonna love.
How to Make This Delicious Dragonfruit Cupcake Recipe
Below is the written and printable tutorial for this fun cupcake decorating idea. Use the comments section below if you have any questions.
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