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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

 

Are you getting tired of my Valentine’s Day food posts yet? LOL

I just couldn’t help my self, I’ve been inspired to make so many things this year, that’s why I had to spread them all out and start early.

If you are a fan of chocolate covered strawberries then you are going to love these cupcakes, especially for Valentines Day

If you want to make your Sweetheart a cupcake
that is going to knock them off their feet

……..this is it!

 

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes #recipe at TidyMom

 Seriously, one of the BEST cupcakes I’ve ever had!

The cupcakes are a rich, moist, and delicious dark chocolate fudge, filled with fluffy strawberry whipped cream and topped with a rich chocolate cream cheese frosting! Reminds me of a chocolate covered strawberry!

Chocolate & Strawberry Cupcakes

Serving Size: 24 cupcakes

Chocolate & Strawberry Cupcakes

Ingredients

    Chocolate Fudge Cupcake
  • 1 Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter (butter not margarine)
  • 1 cup water
  • Strawberry Whipped Cream (filling)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5-6 T. chopped/processed strawberries
  • Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (from Glorious Treats)
  • ½ cup butter, at room temperature
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 4 cups powdered confectioners sugar
  • 1-4 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Instructions

    Chocolate Fudge Cupcake
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Mix on low until blended, then mix on high for 2 mins.
  3. Pour into paper lined cupcake pans.
  4. Bake for 20 min.
  5. Strawberry Whipped Cream (filling)
  6. Chop strawberries in blender (I used my Magic Bullet) just until they look thick and “liquidy”. I used really large strawberries and it took 4 to make 5-6 Tablespoons.
  7. Beat whipping cream, and vanilla until it starts to thicken.
  8. Mix in sugar.
  9. Fold in strawberries.
  10. Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (from Glorious Treats)
  11. *Place butter in a large mixing bowl and blend slightly. Add cream cheese and blend until combined, about 30 seconds.
  12. *Add the cocoa powder( before adding the sugar, so it gets fully incorporated into the butter and cream cheese.)
  13. *Add vanilla extract and powdered sugar and blend on low speed until combined. Increase to medium speed and beat until it begins to get fluffy.
  14. *Slowly add the heavy cream, a little bit at a time until desired consistency is met. (Don’t add too much if you want the frosting to stay in place when piped on cupcakes.)
  15. *Beat until fluffy, about 1 minute.
  16. *Use at once or keep refrigerated. (This frosting will keep well in the refrigerator for several days, but you may need to re-beat it for the best texture.)
  17. Directions for Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes with Strawberries & Cream filling topped with Chocolate Frosting
  18. Bake cupcakes and cool completely
  19. Cut out a small section in the center of the cupcake (save in bowl)
  20. add strawberry whipped cream to the hole
  21. replace the tops (just do the best you can – or you could just leave them off)
  22. pipe chocolate frosting on top of cupcake with 1M tip.

Notes

I also did some cupcakes the reverse…….I filled the cupcakes with the Chocolate Frosting and topped with the Strawberry Whipped Cream.

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The strawberry whipped cream was delicious on top as well, if you want to skip the chocolate cream cheese frosting.

Strawberries & Cream topped cupcake

 

Doesn’t this just say ……………….

Bite me?

 

So what are your Valentines Day plans?

Do you go out? Do make a special treat or dinner?

 

   
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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

138 Responses to “Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes”

  1. Beth@The Stories of A to Z posted on February 13, 2010 at 1:18 am (#
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    Yum! And yes, I will gladly bite one :).

  2. Beth@The Stories of A to Z posted on February 13, 2010 at 1:18 am (#
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    Yum! And yes, I will gladly bite one :).

  3. Leslie @ Bei Mondi posted on February 13, 2010 at 2:18 am (#
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    Can't wait to try this recipe out. It looks scrumptious!

  4. Leslie @ Bei Mondi posted on February 13, 2010 at 2:18 am (#
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    Can't wait to try this recipe out. It looks scrumptious!

  5. Vince | UPrinting posted on February 13, 2010 at 2:22 am (#
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    OMG! They look so good! What a perfect valentine food! Thank you for sharing the recipe! I will try to do this one. Happy Valentines.

  6. Vince | UPrinting posted on February 13, 2010 at 2:22 am (#
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    OMG! They look so good! What a perfect valentine food! Thank you for sharing the recipe! I will try to do this one. Happy Valentines.

  7. Diane {createdbydiane.blogspot.com} posted on February 13, 2010 at 3:06 am (#
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    oh that looks so fabulous! I am wishing I had one right now :)

  8. Diane {createdbydiane.blogspot.com} posted on February 13, 2010 at 3:06 am (#
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    oh that looks so fabulous! I am wishing I had one right now :)

  9. Jerri posted on February 13, 2010 at 5:43 am (#
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    These look wonderful! It's been way to long since I've had cupcakes! Yum!

  10. Jerri posted on February 13, 2010 at 5:43 am (#
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    These look wonderful! It's been way to long since I've had cupcakes! Yum!

  11. Lisa@Pickles and Cheese posted on February 13, 2010 at 8:39 am (#
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    Oh my! These look and I'll bet they taste like they came from a professional bakery! These look incredibly good. Many Thanks!

  12. Lisa@Pickles and Cheese posted on February 13, 2010 at 8:39 am (#
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    Oh my! These look and I'll bet they taste like they came from a professional bakery! These look incredibly good. Many Thanks!

  13. He & Me + 3 posted on February 13, 2010 at 10:06 am (#
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    Oh my yumminess. I could never get sick of VAlentine goodies.

  14. He & Me + 3 posted on February 13, 2010 at 10:06 am (#
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    Oh my yumminess. I could never get sick of VAlentine goodies.

  15. Dianne posted on February 13, 2010 at 10:21 am (#
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    OMG those look so good!

  16. Dianne posted on February 13, 2010 at 10:21 am (#
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    OMG those look so good!

  17. Lynn Richards posted on February 13, 2010 at 12:06 pm (#
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    Decadent YUM!!!!!
    Lynn

  18. Lynn Richards posted on February 13, 2010 at 12:06 pm (#
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    Decadent YUM!!!!!
    Lynn

  19. Cari posted on February 13, 2010 at 12:07 pm (#
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    I think I might have to make these today for myself!

  20. Cari posted on February 13, 2010 at 12:07 pm (#
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    I think I might have to make these today for myself!

  21. Amanda @ Serenity Now posted on February 13, 2010 at 12:11 pm (#
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    Oh. mercy.

  22. Amanda @ Serenity Now posted on February 13, 2010 at 12:11 pm (#
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    Oh. mercy.

  23. Cassidy posted on February 13, 2010 at 2:12 pm (#
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    yummy ! these look beautiful !
    <3

  24. Cassidy posted on February 13, 2010 at 2:12 pm (#
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    yummy ! these look beautiful !
    <3

  25. Katie posted on February 13, 2010 at 4:45 pm (#
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    Those look so yummy!!! I love cupcakes that have filling in them, it gives them a little extra goodness.

  26. Katie posted on February 13, 2010 at 4:45 pm (#
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    Those look so yummy!!! I love cupcakes that have filling in them, it gives them a little extra goodness.

  27. Megan {ShabbyBlogs} posted on February 13, 2010 at 4:45 pm (#
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    Oh my gosh! I think I just gained about 10 pounds just by LOOKING at these! They sound amaaaazing!!! Yum. HUGE yum.

  28. Megan {ShabbyBlogs} posted on February 13, 2010 at 4:45 pm (#
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    Oh my gosh! I think I just gained about 10 pounds just by LOOKING at these! They sound amaaaazing!!! Yum. HUGE yum.

  29. Teresa posted on February 13, 2010 at 5:47 pm (#
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    Oh Cheryl!
    You have GOT to be kidding me!
    OMG!!!!!
    That looks divine!!!!
    And only YOU could make it look like a cupcake right out of a magazine!
    It's no wonder you are getting calls…orders for all of your lovely cupcakes…girl you have got what it takes!!!
    I know your hubby just worships the ground your SWEET BAKING self walks on!!!!!!!
    Just divine!
    xxooxx
    Oh…and BTW…your nails…always looks so good in pictures!!! Ha..haha! And you thought I didn't notice!!

  30. Teresa posted on February 13, 2010 at 5:47 pm (#
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    Oh Cheryl!
    You have GOT to be kidding me!
    OMG!!!!!
    That looks divine!!!!
    And only YOU could make it look like a cupcake right out of a magazine!
    It's no wonder you are getting calls…orders for all of your lovely cupcakes…girl you have got what it takes!!!
    I know your hubby just worships the ground your SWEET BAKING self walks on!!!!!!!
    Just divine!
    xxooxx
    Oh…and BTW…your nails…always looks so good in pictures!!! Ha..haha! And you thought I didn't notice!!

  31. bridget {bake at 350} posted on February 13, 2010 at 6:44 pm (#
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    LOVE the "warning." I'm always testing. :)

    Teresa is right…your nails DO always look good in pictures. I'm always worried mine are stained with food coloring.

    You've done it again, Cupcake queen….these look incredible! I'll be your valentine!!!

  32. bridget {bake at 350} posted on February 13, 2010 at 6:44 pm (#
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    LOVE the "warning." I'm always testing. :)

    Teresa is right…your nails DO always look good in pictures. I'm always worried mine are stained with food coloring.

    You've done it again, Cupcake queen….these look incredible! I'll be your valentine!!!

  33. Janel@Dandelion Dayz posted on February 13, 2010 at 8:24 pm (#
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    Those look sooo good. I might have to make those.

  34. Janel@Dandelion Dayz posted on February 13, 2010 at 8:24 pm (#
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    Those look sooo good. I might have to make those.

  35. Jenny posted on February 13, 2010 at 8:40 pm (#
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    Oh wow, these look very dangerous! YUM!

  36. Jenny posted on February 13, 2010 at 8:40 pm (#
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    Oh wow, these look very dangerous! YUM!

  37. TidyMom posted on February 14, 2010 at 10:39 am (#
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    You guys are too funny about my nails….it's my little "splurge" that I feel guilty doing since I no longer work outside my home…..but I now justify it by the fact that they need to look nice for my blog pics…right?! LOL

    ~TidyMom

  38. TidyMom posted on February 14, 2010 at 10:39 am (#
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    You guys are too funny about my nails….it's my little "splurge" that I feel guilty doing since I no longer work outside my home…..but I now justify it by the fact that they need to look nice for my blog pics…right?! LOL

    ~TidyMom

  39. Amy @ Living Locurto posted on February 14, 2010 at 11:12 am (#
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    OH MY LAWD!!!!! YUM.

  40. Amy @ Living Locurto posted on February 14, 2010 at 11:12 am (#
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    OH MY LAWD!!!!! YUM.

  41. The Duchess of Wessex posted on February 14, 2010 at 1:21 pm (#
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    These look Ah-mazing! And yes, they do scream BITE ME! You've inspired me now… I'm going to jump out of bed and get down to the kitchen RIGHT NOW to bake my sweetie some cupcakes.

    ENJOY your Valentine's Day knowing you've made mine very sweet!

  42. The Duchess of Wessex posted on February 14, 2010 at 1:21 pm (#
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    These look Ah-mazing! And yes, they do scream BITE ME! You've inspired me now… I'm going to jump out of bed and get down to the kitchen RIGHT NOW to bake my sweetie some cupcakes.

    ENJOY your Valentine's Day knowing you've made mine very sweet!

  43. Anonymous posted on February 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm (#
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    SO…I made these on Saturday afternoon–they were awesome! Only change? I didn't have any strawberries, so I used raspberries instead. Thanks for the great recipe, Tidymom! We loved them!

    -Alaina

  44. Anonymous posted on February 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm (#
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    SO…I made these on Saturday afternoon–they were awesome! Only change? I didn't have any strawberries, so I used raspberries instead. Thanks for the great recipe, Tidymom! We loved them!

    -Alaina

  45. Jennifer posted on February 15, 2010 at 4:26 pm (#
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    Oh my word. I must make these!

  46. Jennifer posted on February 15, 2010 at 4:26 pm (#
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    Oh my word. I must make these!

  47. Natalie... posted on February 15, 2010 at 7:17 pm (#
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    I love your blog!! These cupcakes look amazingly tasty!

  48. Natalie... posted on February 15, 2010 at 7:17 pm (#
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    I love your blog!! These cupcakes look amazingly tasty!

  49. Wendy posted on February 15, 2010 at 11:14 pm (#
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    Mmmmm…. they look so yummy!!!

  50. Wendy posted on February 15, 2010 at 11:14 pm (#
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    Mmmmm…. they look so yummy!!!

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