Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes | These easy to make semi homemade cupcakes are the perfect way to show someone special know how much you mean to them. Give the gift of baking! I call these cupcakes….SODA CAN CUPCAKES! Have you heard of them? They are fat free and super easy to make. Seriously…. I mean, all you need is a cake mix, can of soda and jam. Simply the BEST Valentines Day Party Dessert!
A moist and light chocolate cupcake with a delicious strawberry jam filling all topped with a wonderful creamy strawberry cream cheese frosting! Perfect for a class Valentine’s Day Party. These cupcakes are a twist on the traditional Valentine’s Day chocolate dipped strawberries.
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Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes
For the Cupcakes
- 1 box devil's food cake mix
- 1 can strawberry soda, room temperature
- 3/4 cup seedless strawberry jam
- heart sprinkles (optional)
For the Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/4 cup seedless strawberry jam
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 cups confectioners' sugar
- 4 drop red food coloring (optional)
For the Cupcakes:
Preheat oven to 350°. Line muffin pan with liners. Blend the cake mix and soda until smooth. Fill each muffin cup 2/3 full of batter. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until when a toothpick is inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool completely. Use a paring knife and scoop out some of the center of the cupcakes. Pour jam into a piping bag and fill the hollowed out portion of the cupcake. Frost over, making sure to cover the jam and add heart sprinkles.
For the Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting:
Cream together the cream cheese, butter, jam and vanilla until fluffy. Add confectioner's 1 cup at a time combining well in between. Add food coloring, blend until well combined.
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