Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes


  • Makes: 12-14 Cupcakes
  • Active Time: 18-20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40-44 Minutes
  • Tools Required: Standard Muffin Pan, Decorative Paper Liners, 2 Medium Size Bowls, Whisk & Spatula, Electric Mixer, Oven Thermometer

Ingredients

    • For Cupcakes:

    • Full box Chocolate Cake Mix
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
    • 3/4 cup water
    • For Chocolate Mousse:

    • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
    • 1 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted
    • 1/2 cup cold water
    • 1 package instant chocolate pudding mix
    • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
    • For Topping:

    • Jar Maraschino Cherries

Directions

    • For Cupcakes

    • Preheat oven to 350°F . Line standard muffin tins with decorative paper liners.
    • Combine eggs, oil, and water in medium size bowl. Add mix. Gently whisk together until smooth. Divide batter into paper liners filling 2/3 full.
    • Bake for 22 to 24 minutes or until an inserted cake tester comes out clean. Remove from oven, cooling in tins for 10 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack and cool completely before decorating.

      For Chocolate Mousse

    • In a medium bowl combine condensed milk and melted chocolate. Gradually whisk in water, then instant pudding until smooth.
    • Chill for 30 minutes. With an electric mixes whip heavy whipping cream until soft peaks form.
    • Remove chocolate mixture and fold in whipped cream and refrigerate for 1 hour.

      For Topping

    • Dollop each cupcake with chocolate mousse covering top. Garnish with chop cherries.

Recipe Summary

Use with

Chocolate Cake Mix

Fresh Ingredients

Eggs, Heavy Whipping Cream

Staples

Vegetable Oil, Sweetened Condensed Milk, Unsweetened Chocolate, Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix, Jar Maraschino Cherries

Tools

Standard Muffin Pan, Decorative Paper Liners, 2 Medium Size Bowls, Whisk & Spatula, Electric Mixer, Oven Thermometer

Take action!

Most desserts taste better with a cherry on top and this rich cupcake is no exception. Our dense chocolate chocolate chip cupcakes are paired with a soft, fluffy mousse topping for a double burst of chocolate flavor that melts in your mouth. Top with chopped up cherries and serve at your next get together for a chocolatey treat no one can resist.