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mawmaw's cherry filled & frosted cupcakes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

These Cherry filled cupcakes I made for my grand daughter who loves all things cherry!

(1 rating)
yield 12 cupcakes
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mawmaw's cherry filled & frosted cupcakes

  • 1
    duncan hines white cake mix
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    almond extract
  • 1 can
    wilderness cherry pie filling
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    cherry extract
  • wiltons pink food coloring
  • 2 tsp
    milk (more if needed)

How To Make mawmaw's cherry filled & frosted cupcakes

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Mix your cake mix with whites, water, and oil. Line jumbo cupcake baker with jumbo paper liners.
  • 2
    Fill liner almost halfway with cake mix. Then a teaspoonful of pie filling in the middle and a little more batter to cover pie filling, but no more then 2/3's full and make sure fruit filling is covered.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden and set when touched with fingertip. Remove and let cool completely before frosting.
  • 4
    Frosting-Mix the powdered sugar, butter, extract and milk. Blend until thick and creamy add pink food coloring and mix well. Frost cooled cupcakes and let set 30 minutes or just dig right in. You can leave cupcakes plain or add more pie filling onto the top of the frosting! Enjoy!

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