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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes #FantasticalFoodFight


It’s time for this month’s Fantastical Food Fight!  Hosted by Sarah at a Fantastical Sharing of Recipes, participants in this group each cook up a recipe based on a certain theme, link up and fight to see who reign supreme!

Since yesterday was Valentine’s Day, this month’s theme is Chocolate Covered Treats!



With such a broad topic, I could have made almost anything – it was actually hard to decide!  But I ultimately decided on cupcakes!  Especially since I’ve refined my strawberry cupcake recipe, my chocolate frosting recipe, and mini cupcakes, since I last posted any of those recipes!


Making mini cupcakes can be a bit tedious (especially if you only have one mini cupcake tin) but they are so adorable, they’re worth it!


Chocolate Covered Strawberry Mini Cupcakes

1 (15 oz) box white cake mix
1 (3.4 oz) Strawberry Jell-o
4 eggs
8 oz sour cream
3/4 cup canola oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
½ cup water

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line mini muffin tins with paper liners.

Mix all of the ingredients in the bowl of a stand mixer until smooth.  Divide the batter evenly between the liners and bake for 18-20 minutes.  Cool completely before frosting.

Makes about 100 mini cupcakes


Chocolate Frosting

1 1/3 cups cocoa powder
6 cups confectioner’s sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
2/3 cup half & half
2 tsp pure vanilla extract


Place the cocoa powder and powdered sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer.  Stir to blend.

While the mixer is on low, slowly add the melted butter and half & half (at the same time, if possible, alternating, if not).  Stir in the vanilla.  Add additional half & half or milk to thin the frosting, if desired.



6 comments:

  1. Wow....a hundred mini cupcakes!!! That will keep you busy but they sure turned out lovely.

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  2. What an easy and delicious looking recipe! That chocolate frosting looks so good!

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  3. Great take on the theme! These are adorable.

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  4. You can't go wrong with strawberries and chocolate!

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  5. So cute, these came out so pretty! sTrawberries and chocolate are the best! Traci, Burntapple.com

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  6. Those little arrows are just adorable!

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