Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
25 Mins
Yield
14-16 cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with a cherry surprise!

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350˚.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

Step 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.

Step 7

Simmer for 10 minutes, strain frosting into a bowl.

Step 8

Cool for 30 minutes, frost cupcakes.

Step 9

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

Step 10

 

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