Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Rich chocolate cake. tasty layers of pudding, cherries and chocolate drizzle.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

1:50

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

cupcakes

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil’s food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1/2
teaspoon almond extract, if desired
1
can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
2
containers (4 oz each) vanilla pudding
1
container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes, adding almond extract to batter. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  2. Just before serving, remove paper baking cups. Cut cupcake in half horizontally with serrated knife. On bottom half of cupcake, spoon 1 tablespoon cherry pie filling; top with 2 teaspoons vanilla pudding. Replace top of cupcake.
  3. Spoon frosting into small microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds. Stir thoroughly until very soft and smooth, microwaving 5 to 15 seconds longer if necessary. Spoon 1 tablespoon frosting over top of cupcake. Top with 1 cherry from pie filling.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 with remaining cupcakes. Serve immediately.
Makes 24 cupcakes
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Just the two of you? Wrap baked cupcakes tightly in plastic wrap, and freeze for up to 2 months.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cupcake)
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 23g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.