Friends, love is in the air with this Minted Valentine’s “Love” Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache recipe and party details.

Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

I adore Minted for any holiday, because they make shopping so easy! You pick a theme, and they give you all kinds of party ideas to add to your basket!

Go Valentine’s Day shopping

Of course it’s easy to follow the theme of Valentine’s Day with a lot of love, hugs, kisses, hearts, candy, and sweets! Oh, how I love Minted!

Minted Valentine's Day Party with Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

I decorated my hutch and added a few sweet touches, with some yummy bites!

Minted Valentine's Day Party with Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Add in beautiful art, like this Love You Always Foil-Stamped Wall Art.

Minted Valentine's Day Party with Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Hang an Ombre Love Personalizable Bunting Banner, with Hugs & Kisses, or change it up for what works in your space.

Minted Valentine's Day Party with Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Cookies, candies, and cake pops.

Minted Valentine's Day Party with Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Ombre Love Scalloped Stickers make my own festive Valentine’s plates (using Q Squared Peony plates).

Ombre Love Flag Stickers for the cupcakes.

Minted Valentine's Day Party with Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Personlized Valentine’s for kids

More about love … with an Ombre Love Personalizable Party Greeting Sign.

Minted Valentine's Day Party with Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

The girls worked on their personalized Valentine’s cards for their classes.

Purrfect Kitties Classroom Valentine’s Cards along with Purrfect Kitties Custom Stickers.

One-Of-A-Kind Classroom Valentine’s Day Cards with One-Of-A-Kind Custom Stickers.

Minted Valentine's Day Party with Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Sweetness and love, all the way around.

Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Enjoy these Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache.

Delightful!

Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache
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Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, I used raw sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries, diced (plus several strawberries for garnish)
  • 8 ounces heavy whipping cream
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line muffin tins with paper cups.
  • Cream together butter and sugar, then add the eggs, mixing until smooth. Add almond milk, vanilla, and almond extract, mixing to combine.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Stir in the chopped strawberries.
  • Pour batter into muffin papers, and bake 16-18 minutes. Allow muffins to cool.
  • Meanwhile, heat cream in a small saucepan over medium-high. Once the cream starts to lightly bubble, remove it from heat and stir in the chocolate, allowing it to melt. Whisk until smooth.
  • Spread the ganache on the cupcakes and allow to sit. Garnish with 1/2 of a strawberry. Serve!
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This post is sponsored by Minted who provided the fun party supplies. Create your own party and check out Minted Valentine’s Day party cards and supplies.

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Strawberry Cupcakes with Ganache

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