Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

These cupcakes are easy and don't need frosting. You can use any kind of fruit preserves. I made them with caramel apple butter (from the grocery store).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box white cake mix
  • 2 cups mascarpone cheese (I used 8 oz tubs)
  • 2 eggs
  • 13 cup fruit preserves


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  3. Combine all ingredients except preserves in a large mixing bowl and mix well using a wooden spoon.
  4. Fill baking cups halfway, reserving about a third of the batter.
  5. Drop ½ teaspoon preserves into the center of each cupcake .
  6. Cover with remaining batter.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes or until cupcakes spring back when gently touched.
  8. Cool on wire racks.