Valentine Parfait Cupcakes

Drizzle a little chocolate and sprinkle candies to make lovely cupcakes in a snap.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
can Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
1
cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips (6 oz)
2
teaspoons shortening
Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors hearts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 Make and bake cake as directed on box for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon frosting into decorating bag fitted with large round tip. Pipe dollop of frosting on top of each cupcake.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring once halfway through heating. Drizzle melted chocolate over frosted cupcakes; sprinkle with hearts. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

If you have only one 12-cup pan, just cover and refrigerate the rest of the batter while baking the first batch. Cool the pan about 15 minutes, then bake the rest of the batter, adding 1 to 2 minutes to the bake time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.