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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cupcakes

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield 14-16 cupcakes
A chocolate cupcake with a cherry surprise!

Ingredients

  • Baker's Corner Devil's Food Cake Mix
  • 1/4 cup Carlini Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Goldhen Large Eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour
  • 14-16 Baker’s Corner Maraschino Cherries, drained
  • 6.7 ounces Queen Anne's Cordial Cherries
  • 1/4 cup Baker's Corner Powdered Sugar
  • 8 ounces Happy Farms Cream Cheese
  • 4 tablespoons Countryside Creamery Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 cup Friendly Farms Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 5.29 ounces Choceur Dark Chocolate Bar
  • 14-16 Baker's Corner Maraschino Cherries (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚.

  2. Combine the cake mix, oil, eggs and 1 cup of water in a mixing bowl. Stir until well blended.

  3. Place liners in a muffin pan. Using a 1/4 cup scoop, fill liners 1/2 full.

  4. Roll the maraschino cherries in flour. Place one cherry in the center of each cupcake.

  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

  6. In a small sauce pan, bring cordial cherries, powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter and whipping cream to a simmer. Mash the cherries and stir until melted.

  7. Simmer for 10 minutes, strain frosting into a bowl.

  8. Cool for 30 minutes, frost cupcakes.

  9. Grate chocolate bar to create shavings, sprinkle frosted cupcakes with chocolate shavings. If desired, garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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