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Chocolate Heart Cupcakes

Chocolate Heart Cupcakes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 30
Show your loved ones how much you care by whipping up a batch of these adorable heart-shaped cupcakes.
Updated September 20, 2016

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 12 regular-size glass or ceramic marbles
  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix devil’s food
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box

Frosting

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Red or pink food color
  • Candy sprinkles, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 30 regular-size muffin cups. Place 1 marble in each muffin cup between paper baking cup and muffin pan so baking cup takes on heart shape.
  • 2
    Make cake batter as directed on box. Fill each cup two-thirds full of batter.
  • 3
    Bake 14 to 15 minutes or until tops of cupcakes bounce back when touched and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on cooling rack.
  • 4
    In large bowl, beat softened butter, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla with electric mixer on high speed 3 to 4 minutes or until frosting is light and fluffy. Add food color to make desired shade of pink.
  • 5
    Spread frosting on cooled cupcakes with knife or use decorating bag fitted with plain tip. Top with candy sprinkles.

  • For smoothest frosting, sift powdered sugar before using.
  • If you don’t have marbles, you can shape pieces of foil into marble-shaped balls instead.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
22g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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