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Valentine Surprise Cupcakes

  • BAKE: 25m
  • SERVES: 12


Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix 5 x 500g
  • Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix 5 x 500g
  • Cupcakes:
  • Wright’s Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix 500g
  • Water 200ml
  • Vegetable Oil 60ml
  • Topping & Filling:
  • Cherry Pie Filling ½ x 400g can
  • Icing sugar (sifted) 300g
  • Cream Cheese 150g
  • Unsalted Butter (softened) 100g
  • Red Food Colouring Few drops
  • Heart Sprinkles



Method (Makes 12)

Mix all the ingredients under “cupcake” to form a smooth batter, for 1-2 minutes

Line a standard 12 hole muffin tray tin with muffin cases.

Place a tablespoon of cake batter into each muffin case.

Place teaspoon of the cherry pie filling on top of the cake batter.

Using the remaining cake batter place a tablespoon on top of the pie filling.

Bake in a preheated oven 180°C (360°F, Gas Mark 5) for 20-25 minutes until firm to the touch.

Allow to cool completely before decorating.

Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and add the butter, cream cheese and vanilla extract.

Beat until smooth and creamy for about 4-5 minutes with an electric whisk or machine, adding a few drops of the red food colouring to achieve a pink colour. Do not over beat or the mixture may become runny.

Spread the cream cheese topping onto each of the cupcakes and then sprinkle on the hearts on top.

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Deb's Tips

A delightful surprise for your valentine - Valentine Surprise Cupcakes – and the surprise is a little cherry pie filling in the middle. When cut, the sweet centre inside pours out - made with love for the one you love!
The Baking Team

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