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Pockets of Strawberry Cupcakes

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Pockets of Strawberry Cupcakes
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

There's a strawberry surprise in each sweet cupcake smothered in creamy vanilla frosting. MORE+ LESS-

Updated April 26, 2013
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
2/3
cup seedless strawberry or raspberry jam
6
to 8 medium strawberries (about 6 oz), hulled
2
containers Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
12
strawberries, sliced, for garnish if desired

Steps

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  • 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 mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    By slowly spinning end of round handle of wooden spoon back and forth, make deep, 1/2-inch-wide indentation in center of top of each cupcake, not quite to bottom (wiggle end of spoon in cupcake to make opening large enough).
  • 4
    Spoon jam into resealable heavy-duty food-storage plastic bag. Cut about 1/4 inch off corner of bag. Gently push cut corner of bag into center of cupcake. Squeeze about 1 tablespoon jam into center of each cupcake for filling.
  • 5
    Place 6 oz strawberries in blender. Cover; pulse 20 seconds to puree strawberries. Measure 1/2 cup of the strawberry puree into medium bowl. Stir in both containers frosting until well mixed. Generously frost cupcakes. Garnish with sliced strawberries. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • An easy way to hull strawberries is to push one end of a plastic drinking straw into the point of the berry and push it through to pop off the green cap.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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