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Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes
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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.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 18 cupcakes
Calories 266kcal


  • 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
  • Sprinkles
  • 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