Pink lemonade cupcakes

Today I’ll be sharing these yummy pink lemonade cupcakes I made last week for a friends shower! They are pretty much the cutest cupcakes around. Not to mention super tasty! Pink lemonade frosting may be my new favorite.

Love these pink lemonade cupcakes on I Heart Nap Time

I thought about creating my own recipe… but when I spotted this pink lemonade cake mix at Target, I had to buy it. Anything to save me time! Plus the packaging was cute. ;) You could of course add the pink lemonade mix to one of your favorite white cake mixes. I actually love the taste of cake mixes though… but I HAVE to make my own frosting. I do not like that stuff in the can.

Pink lemonade cupcakes on I Heart Nap Time

Pink lemonade cupcakes


  • 1 box pink lemonade cake mix (or white cake mix with 2 TB powdered pink lemonade)
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  • Pink lemonade Icing:
  • 3/4 cup of butter, softened
  • 3 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3-4 TB milk
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract
  • 2 TB powdered pink lemonade
  • 1-2 drops of red food coloring
  • Optional:
  • Light pink sprinkles
  • Striped straws


  1. Bake your cupcakes according to the package instructions. Allow cupcakes to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, beat your butter until smooth. Mix in powdered pink lemonade. Add in 1 cup of powdered sugar and 1 TB of milk at a time. If it's too thick add a little more milk.
  3. Add in lemon extract, and 1-2 drops of red food coloring and stir until smooth.
  4. Frost cupcakes and top with pink sprinkles.
  5. Optional: Cut straws to about 3 inches and place in the sides of the cupcakes. :)

Love these pink lemonade cupcakes on I Heart Nap TIme!

Cupcake liners and straws found at Petite Party Studio.

Enjoy these pink lemonade cupcakes! They sure are an easy way to dress up a dessert table. Stay tuned next week for more details from the shower.

Here’s some more yummy cupcake recipes you will enjoy:

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Jamielyn Nye

Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.