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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 each: 207 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 198mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Reviews for Berry Surprise Cupcakes

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amiracle2012 User ID: 7960803 242798
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."

mkaskela User ID: 6061564 122393
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2014

"Perfect f"

CourtneykidOT User ID: 5334302 61289
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2010

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

7MAM User ID: 5089904 45207
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2010


elois User ID: 4128893 45860
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."

goodfoodshows User ID: 5184780 45858
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!!"

amphila724 User ID: 3632275 137609
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2010

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

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