Mascarpone Strawberry Cupcakes


These are the most moist cupcakes I have ever had. It is more of an adult cupcake, as it is not piled with frosting. The glaze on top gives just enough sweetness and flavor!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
1 dozen cupcakes


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package moist white cake mix

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 (8 ounce) container mascarpone cheese

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 egg whites

  • ½ cup frozen strawberries, thawed

  • 2 ½ cups confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Line 12 muffin cups with liners.

  3. Stir cake mix, water, mascarpone cheese, vegetable oil, and egg whites in a bowl until well combined.

  4. Pour cake mixture into prepared muffin cups.

  5. Bake in preheated oven until lightly browned, about 20 minutes.

  6. Place strawberries in a food processor or blender; puree until smooth.

  7. Stir pureed strawberries and confectioners' sugar together in a bowl.

  8. Spoon strawberry mixture on top of cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

409 Calories
18g Fat
60g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 409
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 303mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 49g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 111mg 9%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 73mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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