(enough for 12 cupcakes or so)
4 tablespoons butter, softened (1/2 stick)
8 tablespoons cream cheese (1/2 8 oz pack)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups confectioners sugar
6-8 freeze dried strawberries
Cream butter and cream cheese in electric mixer on high until fluffy (at least 2-3 minutes). Add sugar a half cup at a time until fully combined. Add in vanilla and mix thoroughly.
Place strawberries in a cuisinart and blend until they become a fine powder. Add two tablespoons of the powder to the mixing bowl and beat on high until fully combined. If desired, add more strawberry powder or strawberry extract to taste.
Enjoy your easy and delicious strawberry frosting! (It goes great on these cupcakes.)