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Cherry Cupcake with Cherry Coke Frosting

Servings: 24 Cupcakes
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
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.


  • <b> For The Cupcakes </b>
  • 1 Box Devils Food Cake Mix + Ingredients Called For On The Box
  • 1 Cup Regular, NOT Diet Coca Cola
  • 1/3 cup Maraschino Cherry Juice
  • 24 Maraschino Cherries
  • <b> For The Cherry Coke Buttercream Frosting:</b>
  • 1 1/4 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 5 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Coca Cola
  • 1 Tablespoon Maraschino Cherry Juice
  • 24 Maraschino Cherries
  • Red Food Coloring


  • <b> For The Cherry Cupcakes </b>
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  • Prepare batter according to the box directions substituting the Coca Cola and the Cherry Juice for the water. Do NOT add any water.
  • Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full and place one cherry into the middle of each cupcake. Bake according to box directions.
  • Cool completely.
  • <b>For The Cherry Coke Buttercream Frosting </b>
  • 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.
  • Stir in red food coloring.
  • Spread or pipe frosting onto cupcakes and top with a Maraschino cherry.
Course: Dessert
Author: Krystle
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