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2 blackberry cupcakes on a surface

Blackberry Cupcakes

Basic vanilla cupcakes garnished with blackberry cream and filled with blackberry preserve.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cupcakes


  • cups (175 grams) flour
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 stick (100 grams) butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 1 cup blackberry preserve

Ingredients for frosting:

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoon blackberries preserve
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For garnish:

  • Fresh blackberries


  • Heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F fan.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, salt, vanilla, milk and melted butter to a unify batter.
  • Sift in the flour and baking powder. Mix until unified again.
  • Pour the batter into the cupcake paper cases up to ¾ height - the cakes will grow in the oven.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until golden.
  • Cool the cupcakes at room temperature.
  • With a teaspoon, create holes in each cupcake center.
  • Fill the holes with the filling.
  • Make the cream: whip all frosting ingredients together to a unify cream with stiff peaks.
  • Pipe the cream on top of the filled cupcakes with a star nozzle or any other nozzle that you choose.
  • Garnish each cupcake with fresh blackberry on top.
  • Dig in!