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Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes


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Serves 12-14 Cupcakes | Prep Time 18-20 | Cook Time 22-24

Ingredients

For Cupcakes:
Full box Dassant Chocolate Cake Mix
2 large eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup water

For Chocolate Mousse:
14 oz sweetened condensed milk
1 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 cup cold water
1 package instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup heavy whipping cream

For Topping:
Jar Maraschino Cherries


For Cupcakes


Preheat oven to 350°F . Line standard muffin tins with decorative paper liners.


Combine eggs, oil, and water in medium size bowl. Add mix.


Gently whisk together until smooth. Divide batter into paper liners filling 2/3 full.


Bake for 22 to 24 minutes or until an inserted cake tester comes out clean. Remove from oven, cooling in tins for 10 minutes.


Transfer to cooling rack and cool completely before decorating.


For Chocolate Mousse


In a medium bowl combine condensed milk and melted chocolate.


Gradually whisk in water, then instant pudding until smooth.


Chill for 30 minutes.


With an electric mixes whip heavy whipping cream until soft peaks form.


Remove chocolate mixture and fold in whipped cream and refrigerate for 1 hour.


For Topping


Dollop each cupcake with chocolate mousse covering top.


Garnish with chop cherries.


Pairs Well With


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