Chocolate Cherry Cordial Cupcakes

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Who doesn’t love a good cherry cordial during Valentine’s season? These cupcakes take that yummy chocolate cherry goodness one step further. Filled with cherry pie filling and frosted with cherry buttercream and chocolate ganache, these seasonal treats are the perfect way to express your love next week  (or any old time).  Don’t forget to finish off with a … [Read more...]

Skinny Cherry Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

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I am not a big “skinny” dessert fan. If I’m going to eat dessert, I prefer it to be quite satisfying. And usually, skinny desserts leave me wanting more. But not this time. Although, really, I’m not sure how YOU qualify a dessert as skinny. So we will call these skinny-ish, or skinnier cupcakes. If you’re looking for a skinnier dessert recipe this New Year, give these cupcakes … [Read more...]

Cherry Coke Float Cupcakes

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Nothing says fun quite like turning one of your favorite drinks into cupcakes. This recipe begins with a chocolate-cola cake, is filled with cherry pie filling, topped with a sugar-cola glaze, then finally topped off with my favorite whipped cream frosting for cupcakes, and a maraschino cherry, of course. What’s a float without some whipped cream and a cherry?! The combination … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

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If you like chocolate covered cherries, you are going to love these Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes. A delicate spongy cupcake filled with cherry preserves and topped with cherry buttercream frosting. These are sure to be a crowd-pleaser! Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes recipe highlights: This recipe was inspired by my favorite candy, chocolate covered cherries. The cupcake is full of … [Read more...]

Ghirardelli Cherry Cupcakes

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Chocolate-covered cherries are a staple in many holiday scenes, from Christmas baskets to Valentine’s Day hauls, but what if you could make that yummy combination in cake form? Thanks to this recipe and a few special ingredients, you can! Gather baking necessities for a basic chocolate cake, then grab a jar of black cherry jam and a few vanilla beans, and you’re on … [Read more...]

Cherry Pie Cupcakes

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White cake mix, a whole (pitted) fresh cherry and some creative topping all combine to make these cherry pie cupcakes into tasty showstoppers. While the batter is easy to make (just combine all of the ingredients and then push a cherry into the center of each cupcake before baking) the topping requires a little creativity. Adhere red M&M’s candies to the top of the … [Read more...]

Cherry Pie Cupcakes

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White cake mix, a whole (pitted) fresh cherry and some creative topping all combine to make these cherry pie cupcakes into tasty showstoppers. While the batter is easy to make (just combine all of the ingredients and then push a cherry into the center of each cupcake before baking) the topping requires a little creativity. Adhere red M&M’s candies to the top of the … [Read more...]

Cherry Limeade Cupcakes

Cherry and lime are two summery fruits whose flavors go together splendidly. The only issue is how to combine them? In this case, there are two sets of cupcakes and frostings – one is a cherry cupcake with lime frosting, and the other is a lime cupcake with cherry frosting. The cherry cupcakes are flavored with maraschino cherry juice, while the lime ones have both lime … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Blossom Cupcakes

These chocolate cherry blossom cupcakes are much simpler than their title implies. The batter consists of a mere seven ingredients (flour, eggs, chocolate, butter, two kinds of sugar, and vanilla extract.) They are filled with a cherry whipped cream, which contains pureed pitted sour cherries, and topped with a chocolate ganache frosting. For color and some additional flavor, … [Read more...]

Fresh Cherry Limeade Cupcakes

Limes and cherries seem like a crazy combination, but once you try them together (like in Sonic’s cherry limeade, which was the inspiration for these sweet treats) you will understand how well they mesh. The lime is in the cupcake batter, in the form of both zest and juice, alongside cupcake staples like flour, buttermilk and sugar. The cherries are in the frosting … [Read more...]