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Berry Surprise Cupcakes Recipe

Berry Surprise Cupcakes Recipe

These cupcakes have a surprise inside them: Fruit Roll-Ups. They give these cupcakes a sweet fruity flavor and they are sure to be a hit at any get-together.—Susan Lucas, Brampton, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups, unrolled
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • 6 pouches strawberry Fruit Snacks


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, egg whites and canola oil. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  • 2. Fill paper-lined muffin cups half full. Cut each fruit roll into eight pieces; place one piece over batter in each cup. Fill two-thirds full with remaining batter.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Frost with vanilla frosting; decorate with Fruit Snacks. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 207 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Berry Surprise Cupcakes

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2016

"These were delish!! I've been trying to sort out different Valentine recipes to fix for church kids and although this was a pretty good hit with "my testers" they didn't think it had the pizazz others might. So off we go for more tasting."

Reviewed Nov. 25, 2014

"Perfect f"

Reviewed Aug. 21, 2010

"My 4 yr old son enjoyed helping with this recipe. Fun to make and fun to eat for little ones."

Reviewed Aug. 17, 2010


Reviewed Aug. 16, 2010

"Made them for a family picnic. Were a hit with everyone, especially the kids. I used cream cheese frosting and assorted fruit snacks."

Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"These are really yummy!! The only thing I did different was to roll up pieces of the fruit-roll-up instead of laying it flat - very, very good, and a huge hit with the kids(and husband)!!! I also used cream cheese frosting cuzz it's my fave!!Thanks for the recipe - I think I'll try the apricot F.R.U.'s next time!!"

Reviewed Aug. 9, 2010

"its easy and the surprise fruit loop is really a SURPRISE!!!!!!!!!"

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