If you the love the delicious taste of a strawberry milkshake, but want slightly healthier, and less calorie-consuming alternative that retains the delicious strawberry flavor, these these strawberry milkshake cupcakes are enticingly flavored with the same yummy taste of a strawberry ice cream milkshake. Without the large serving of ice cream, these strawberry milkshake cupcakes are healthier and still just as tasty.

Both the batter and the frosting are strawberry-flavored. To make the cupcake dough, the strawberry milkshake flavoring comes from adding a quarter cup of strawberry Nesquik milk powder to a standard cupcake batter that will also turn the batter bright pink. The same Nesquik strawberry milk powder is added to a simple butter cream frosting recipe, to add that strawberry milkshake flavor and color.