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Be Mine Cupcakes

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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 24
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Do you want to impress your Valentine? You will with these fabulous cupcakes!
by Qué Rica Vida Cocina
Updated Mar 24, 2014
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Delights Super Moist™ Strawberry Cake Mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 3/4 cup strawberry jelly

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups powdered sugar


  • Red and pink candies


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes, using colored paper baking cups. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    While cupcakes are cooling, in medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, on low speed until smooth and spreadable. Set aside.
  • 3
    Place decorating tip with very small opening (about 1/8 inch) into disposable decorating bag or resealable freezer plastic bag. Spoon jelly into bag. Insert tip into center of each cooled cupcake, about halfway down; gently squeeze bag, pulling upward until cupcake swells slightly and filing comes to top. Wipe tip occasionally to remove crumbs.
  • 4
    Frost each cupcake with about 2 tablespoons frosting. Decorate with candies.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Using strawberry jelly instead of preserves prevents pieces of strawberries from getting stuck in the tip.
  • tip 2
    Want to use for a different occasion? Use different paper baking cups, candies or colored sugars.

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  • Do you want to impress your Valentine? You will with these fabulous cupcakes!
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