Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting are made with Pillsbury™ Devil’s Food Cake Mix and Pillsbury Pastry Bag Cream Cheese Frosting, plus cherries and sprinkles.
Servings 18 cupcakes
- 1 box Pillsbury® Devil's Food Cake Mix 15.25 oz.
- 21 ounces cherry pie filling
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 3 large eggs v
- 2 Pillsbury® Pastry Bag Cream Cheese Frosting
- 18 maraschino cherries
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line muffin tins with 18 cupcake liners. Set aside.
Place cake mix, eggs, cherry pie filling and almond extract in a large bowl. With an electric mixer on low, beat until ingredients are combined. Turn mixer up to medium and beat for 2 minutes. Scoop into prepared pans. Bake for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a cupcake comes out clean. Let cool.
To decorate, cut the plastic tip off of the pastry bags. Pipe frosting onto the cupcakes in a swirling pattern. Add sprinkles and cherry on top. Serve immediately or store covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 116IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg