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Cherry Cupcake with Cherry Coke Frosting

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.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 Cupcakes
Author Krystle
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Ingredients

  • <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

Instructions

  • <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.
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