Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
- 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
- 1-1/3 cups water
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 3 large eggs
- 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
- 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
- Chocolate curls, optional
- In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, oil and eggs; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes.
- Spoon batter by 1/4 cupfuls into paper-lined muffin cups. Place a rounded teaspoonful of pie filling in the center of each cupcake. Set remaining pie filling aside.
- Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
- Frost cupcakes; top each with one cherry from pie filling. Garnish with chocolate curls if desired. Refrigerate remaining pie filling for another use.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 252 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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Oct 22, 2016
What sort of pie filling are people using? Mine didn't have any whole cherries in it, and I don't remember seeing an option like that at the store. It was just a glutinous mass of cherry flavored gel. Cupcakes were tasty, but no cherries for the top.
Dec 14, 2014
so yummy and easy to make . Debbie. Las Vegas.
Sep 10, 2014
Very tasty, very easy to make, very pretty. A winner all the way around!
Feb 15, 2013
I made these for a Valentine treat. They are very easy and also delicious! I did use my own homemade frosting which is tastier and just as easy. This recipe is a keeper!
Feb 5, 2008
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