Cherry Cupcake with Cherry Coke Buttercream

Cherry  Coke Cupcakes:  The sweet taste of your favorite summer drink in just a few bites. Refresh yourself with a rich chocolate cherry cupcake with Cherry Coke in the batter AND the frosting.

 

Cherry Cupcake with Cherry Coke Buttercream


 

Craving a unique summer sweet? Refresh yourself with a Cherry Cupcake made with real Cherry Coke! These yummy chocolate cherry cupcakes start with a box mix.

 

The box mix is elevated with Cherry Coke and cherry juice. Total Coke addict? 😉 There is Cherry Coke in the frosting too!

 

 

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Cherry Cupcake with Cherry Coke Frosting
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Serves: 24 Cupcakes
 
The sweet taste of your favorite summer drink in just a few bites! Rich chocolate cherry cupcakes with Cherry Coke in the batter AND the frosting.
Ingredients
  • For The Cupcakes
  • 1 Box Devils Food Cake Mix + Ingredients Called For On The Box
  • 1 Cup Regular (NOT Diet) Coca Cola
  • ⅓ cup Maraschino Cherry Juice
  • 24 Maraschino Cherries
  • For The Cherry Coke Buttercream Frosting:
  • 1¼ Cup Butter, Softened
  • 5 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Coca Cola
  • 1 Tablespoon Maraschino Cherry Juice
  • 24 Maraschino Cherries
  • Red Food Coloring
Instructions
  1. For The Cherry Cupcakes
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  3. Prepare batter according to the box directions substituting the Coca Cola and the Cherry Juice for the water. Do NOT add any water.
  4. Fill cupcake liners ¾ of the way full and place one cherry into the middle of each cupcake. Bake according to box directions.
  5. Cool completely.
  6. For The Cherry Coke Buttercream Frosting
  7. Mix butter, Coca Cola, and Cherry Juice together. Gradually add powdered sugar a little at a time. If frosting seems dry add a little more Coke.
  8. Stir in red food coloring.
  9. Spread or pipe frosting onto cupcakes and top with a Maraschino cherry.

Cherry Cupcake with Cherry Coke Buttercream

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  1. I want a big bite out of one of the cupcakes! The flavor combination sounds delicious!

  2. Ulei presat la rece says:

    Amazing colors!

  3. Those look almost too good to eat.
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