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Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes


These cherry chocolate cupcakes are cupcakes to eat not after
a meal but as a meal. Many cupcakes can be rich but these are super dense. These cherry chocolate cupcakes are chocolate boulders.

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  • Cupcake
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 21 oz. can pie cherries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Frosting
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup of maraschino cherry juice
  • 1 jar marachino cherries


Servings 12
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 50mins


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk dry ingredients in a large bowl. Place the cupcakes liners in the cupcake pan, Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full. Let bake for
25 to 30 minutes.

Beat the butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar, vanilla and 1/4 cup of cherry juice. Mix till combined and smoothed.
Pipe or spread on cupcakes and top it with a cherry!

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