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devil's delites

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Recipe by
Deneece Gursky
Miami, FL

SInce these started with a devils food cake mix and everyone who has had them has said they were deliciously deliteful because of the unexpected burst of cherries when you bite into one, my daughter decided to name them this lol.

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Ingredients For devil's delites

  • 1 box devils food cake
  • 1/4 c water
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 c oil
  • 1 container of chocolate yogurt (you can also use vanilla or cherry)
  • 1 can cherry pie filling
  • your choice of topping, fluffy cherry almond frosting (recipe included) chocolate frosting or additional cherry pie filling
  • 1 can fluffy white frosting
  • 1/2 t almond extract
  • cherry juice from pie filling

How To Make devil's delites

  • 1
    Line muffin tins with paper liners
  • 2
    Pour cake mix into a large bowl
  • 3
    Add eggs, water, oil, and yogurt
  • 4
    Using mixer beat on medium speed until all is well blended
  • 5
    Fill paper liners half way with batter
  • 6
    Add one nice size teaspoon of pie filling to each, then top off with remaining cake batter
  • 7
    Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until done. (cherries will sink into cupcakes but not totally disappear)
  • 8
    Allow cupcakes to cool completely
  • 9
    Remove cupcakes and frost as desired.
  • 10
    Fluffy cherry almond frosting. Add heaping spoons of cherry pie filling juice to fluffy icing in a bowl.
  • 11
    Stir until well blended, tasting for desired cherry flavor, and added more filling as needed)
  • 12
    Add almond extract and stir till blended.
  • 13
    I also topped some with a fudge frosting
  • 14
    And since the tops sink in a bit, i scooped a bit of the cake out of the center of some cupcakes and filled with additional pie filling as the topping