Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) chocolate cake mix
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs; mix well. Spoon batter by 1/4 cupfuls into paper-lined muffin cups. Spoon a rounded teaspoon of pie filling onto the center of each cupcake. Set remaining pie filling aside.
  2. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted on an angle toward the center comes out clean. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost cupcakes; top with one cherry from pie filling. Serve additional pie filling with cupcakes or refrigerate or another use.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Inside each of these cupcakes is a fruity surprise!