Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 12 Total Servings
  • 20 min Cook Time
  • 10 min Prep Time
  • 30 min Total Time

This easy-to-make Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting is one the kids will ask for by name! The rich and creamy flavor is perfectly balanced by the sweetness of Welch's Natural Strawberry Spread.


  • 12 prepared unfrosted vanilla or chocolate cupcakes
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • ½ stick unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ cup Welch's Natural Strawberry Spread
  • 4 cups icing sugar
  • ¼ cup Welch’s Frozen Strawberries, thawed and sliced


Serving Size: 1 cupcake

  • 347 calories
  • 14g fat
  • 3.5g saturated fat
  • 23mg cholesterol
  • 312mg sodium
  • 56g carbohydrates
  • 0.6g fiber
  • 45.8g sugar
  • 2g protein



  1. While the cupcakes cool, prepare the Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting. In a bowl, mix the cream cheese, butter, Welch's Natural Strawberry Spread and icing sugar on low speed until combined and thick. Transfer to the fridge for 30 minutes before icing.
  2. When ready to ice the cupcakes, apply using a knife, or for more decorative cupcakes, transfer frosting to a piping bag. Frost the cupcakes and top with freshly sliced strawberries.