Best Summer Cupcakes

One of the best things about summer is all the fresh produce that we get. It pushes thoughts of winter from our minds and our lives are filled with sunshine again. Just beware of sunburns

Now that you have some extra time, baking cupcakes is the most logical way to spend it. It's the perfect excuse to take all that healthy fruit you got at the farmer's market and bake it into cake form. We've gathered up some delicious cupcake recipes for you to try out this summer. 

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Nothing says summer like a lemonade stand. It brings us back to our childhood and quenches our thirst after a long day in the heat. These cupcakes use fresh strawberries and lemon juice to capture that refreshing taste. 

(MaMa's Apprentice)

Raspberry Peach Cupcakes

This recipe uses sweet peaches and tangy raspberries to create a really delicious cupcake. It's light lemon frosting will awaken your taste buds and leave you craving more.

(Taste of Home)

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

This recipe is easier than you might think because it uses boxed angel food cake mix. That way, you can put all your energy into making sure the lemon curd and mascarpone frosting is just right.

(Giada de Laurentis)

Vegan Banana Split Cupcakes

You would never even guess that these cupcakes are vegan. It uses fresh bananas, pineapple preserves, and rice milk to make a treat that tastes just like the real thing. 

(Rebecca Bent)