Chocolate-Cherry Cupcakes

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READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by JenniferB

Moist, delicious cupcakes

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package devil's food cake mix, divided (unprepared)
  • 2 tablespoons apple butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 16 ounces light canned sweet cherries (packed in light syrup, pitted)
  • 13 cup apple butter
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 12 cup fat free egg substitute


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Coat a 12-hole muffin pan with cooking spray.
  3. In a small bowl combine 1 cup of cake mix with apple butter, water and almond extract.
  4. Mix until smooth.
  5. In a mixer combine remainder of cake mix, apple butter, almond extract and blend until smooth.
  6. Put cherries in a sieve and run water over them to get rid of the syrup.
  7. Pat dry and mix cherries into the mixer bowl with a spoon.
  8. Divide into muffin tin and bake for 17 minutes or until a cake test comes out clean.
  9. Once cooked, top cupcakes with the icing from the small bowl.

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