Desserts

Cherry Coca Cola Cupcakes

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I have been craving cherry chocolates lately and I'm not quite ready to dig out my Grandma's recipe to make the real thing so I thought I would just make something using the flavors I was craving! I happened to have a can of Coke in the fridge, this would also be great with Cherry Coke or even Dr. Pepper.

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1 box Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
1 small box Instant Chocolate Pudding
Egg and oil to make the cake from the directions on the back of the box
Instead of water use the the Coke as the liquid mine was 1 1/4 cups

Chocolate sauce
1/2 stick butter
1 1/2 Tbsp cocoa powder
3 Tbsp milk, cream, or evaporated milk
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla

Cherry Frosting
1 cup pureed cherries (I had some frozen from the summer, so I just defrosted those)
1 stick butter, softened
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp almond extract
red gel food coloring
approximately 6 cups powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 325 F. Put liners in 2 cupcake pans. For the cake. In a mixing bowl mix the cake mix, pudding, eggs, oil, and soda. Mix with beaters following the directions on the box. Using a large...
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Nutritions

Calories
138

Sodium
20mg
0% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
0.8g
1% DV

Carbs
8g
2% DV

Fiber
0.4g
1% DV