Chocolate Cherry Surprise Cupcakes

  • Servings


  • Cook Time

    20 - 22 minutes

  • Course




PREHEAT oven to 350°F.

PLACE Reynolds® StayBrite® Baking Cups (Pink Damask) in muffin pans; set aside.

PREPARE cake mix following package directions for 24 cupcakes. Spoon cake batter into baking cups.

BEAT cream cheese, egg, chopped dried cherries and sugar in bowl, with electric mixer. Stir in a few drops red food coloring, if desired. Drop by tablespoonfuls into cupcake batter.

BAKE 20 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool.

STIR cherry extract and maraschino juice into frosting.

PIPE or spread frosting onto cupcakes.

TOP with maraschino cherry.