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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. tales from an oc cottage posted on February 16, 2010 at 12:08 am (#
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    Oh my gosh! Yummalicious!!!!!!!!!!

    m ^..^

  2. tales from an oc cottage posted on February 16, 2010 at 12:08 am (#
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    Oh my gosh! Yummalicious!!!!!!!!!!

    m ^..^

  3. Brenda posted on February 16, 2010 at 12:58 am (#
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    Those do look really great!

  4. Brenda posted on February 16, 2010 at 12:58 am (#
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    Those do look really great!

  5. kirstin & jordan posted on February 16, 2010 at 1:04 am (#
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    Oh no! These make me want to bake. right. now. They're gorgeous and that frosting is calling to me… I wonder if I have any store-bought kind that'll stave me off until tomorrow?
    I'm supposed to make cupcakes to celebrate a couple of friends' birthdays- I definitely just found my recipe!
    We have a Friday Fun Find party- we'd love it if you'd link up!
    Thanks again!

  6. kirstin & jordan posted on February 16, 2010 at 1:04 am (#
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    Oh no! These make me want to bake. right. now. They're gorgeous and that frosting is calling to me… I wonder if I have any store-bought kind that'll stave me off until tomorrow?
    I'm supposed to make cupcakes to celebrate a couple of friends' birthdays- I definitely just found my recipe!
    We have a Friday Fun Find party- we'd love it if you'd link up!
    Thanks again!

  7. Hoosier Homemade posted on February 16, 2010 at 9:56 am (#
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    Those cupcakes look amazing! I felt the same way, too many goodies to make and post ~ too little time.
    Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Cupcake Tuesday! I'm really happy to have you!
    ~Liz

  8. Hoosier Homemade posted on February 16, 2010 at 9:56 am (#
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    Those cupcakes look amazing! I felt the same way, too many goodies to make and post ~ too little time.
    Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Cupcake Tuesday! I'm really happy to have you!
    ~Liz

  9. The Thriftress posted on February 16, 2010 at 10:31 am (#
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    OMG these look luscious! I don't need more sweets….but MMMMMM

  10. The Thriftress posted on February 16, 2010 at 10:31 am (#
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    OMG these look luscious! I don't need more sweets….but MMMMMM

  11. Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking posted on February 16, 2010 at 12:30 pm (#
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    DROOLING! What a yummy dessert as we get closer to spring!

  12. Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking posted on February 16, 2010 at 12:30 pm (#
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    DROOLING! What a yummy dessert as we get closer to spring!

  13. Our Comfy~ Cozy Life!!!! posted on February 16, 2010 at 2:27 pm (#
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    Oh, my!!!! These look so yummy! I just started Weight Watchers…hmmm…I might need to make these and cheat just a little! ;)

  14. Our Comfy~ Cozy Life!!!! posted on February 16, 2010 at 2:27 pm (#
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    Oh, my!!!! These look so yummy! I just started Weight Watchers…hmmm…I might need to make these and cheat just a little! ;)

  15. jenjen posted on February 16, 2010 at 3:04 pm (#
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    Yummy! Those look soooo good!!!

    XOXO
    Jen

  16. jenjen posted on February 16, 2010 at 3:04 pm (#
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    Yummy! Those look soooo good!!!

    XOXO
    Jen

  17. heartnsoulcooking posted on February 16, 2010 at 4:45 pm (#
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    I love making cupcake and your recipe for the strawberry filling sound WONDERFUL!!!
    Geri

  18. heartnsoulcooking posted on February 16, 2010 at 4:45 pm (#
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    I love making cupcake and your recipe for the strawberry filling sound WONDERFUL!!!
    Geri

  19. Heather@PixieDust posted on February 17, 2010 at 10:29 pm (#
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    you know the old cartoons where the guys eyes bug out when he sees the pretty girl? My eyes did that when I saw your cupcakes!!

  20. Heather@PixieDust posted on February 17, 2010 at 10:29 pm (#
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    you know the old cartoons where the guys eyes bug out when he sees the pretty girl? My eyes did that when I saw your cupcakes!!

  21. bridget {bake at 350} posted on February 28, 2010 at 11:48 am (#
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    So glad you linked these!!!

  22. bridget {bake at 350} posted on February 28, 2010 at 11:48 am (#
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    So glad you linked these!!!

  23. The Household 6 Diva posted on February 28, 2010 at 5:38 pm (#
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    Wow these look amazing!!! I loved the comment someone left about trying them with raspberries too! You've done an amazing job of photographing them too! Great job!

  24. The Household 6 Diva posted on February 28, 2010 at 5:38 pm (#
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    Wow these look amazing!!! I loved the comment someone left about trying them with raspberries too! You've done an amazing job of photographing them too! Great job!

  25. Suzy posted on March 1, 2010 at 3:05 pm (#
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    Beautiful…and they look so yummy! I will definitely try these.

  26. Suzy posted on March 1, 2010 at 3:05 pm (#
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    Beautiful…and they look so yummy! I will definitely try these.

  27. LaurieStar posted on March 6, 2010 at 11:11 pm (#
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    These look so delicious! Thanks for sharing – I want to try them soon! :)

  28. LaurieStar posted on March 6, 2010 at 11:11 pm (#
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    These look so delicious! Thanks for sharing – I want to try them soon! :)

  29. Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet posted on May 24, 2010 at 10:45 am (#
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    These were divine!! :D I made my own chocolate cake with it. Thank you for sharing this one!

  30. Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet posted on May 24, 2010 at 10:45 am (#
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    These were divine!! :D I made my own chocolate cake with it. Thank you for sharing this one!

  31. David & Jenna posted on June 22, 2010 at 9:47 pm (#
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    Hi! I've recently found your blog and absolutely love it!! I'm excited to try this recipe and was wondering if you've ever tried freezing these once they are completely assembled? I'm making them for 2 different b-day parties this week and was thinking of making them all at the same time and freezing them for the 2nd party. What do you think? Thanks!! =)

  32. David & Jenna posted on June 22, 2010 at 9:47 pm (#
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    Hi! I've recently found your blog and absolutely love it!! I'm excited to try this recipe and was wondering if you've ever tried freezing these once they are completely assembled? I'm making them for 2 different b-day parties this week and was thinking of making them all at the same time and freezing them for the 2nd party. What do you think? Thanks!! =)

  33. TidyMom posted on June 22, 2010 at 10:01 pm (#
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    I would freeze them with out the filling/frosting and they'll be fine – filling and frosting is quick.

  34. TidyMom posted on June 22, 2010 at 10:01 pm (#
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    I would freeze them with out the filling/frosting and they'll be fine – filling and frosting is quick.

  35. BigBearswife posted on July 23, 2010 at 5:43 pm (#
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    they look wonderful!!! I would love to have this added to my Friday Food Favs Link Party! http://barrettbakes.blogspot.com/2010/07/fridays-food-favs.html

  36. BigBearswife posted on July 23, 2010 at 5:43 pm (#
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    they look wonderful!!! I would love to have this added to my Friday Food Favs Link Party! http://barrettbakes.blogspot.com/2010/07/fridays-food-favs.html

  37. Amanda posted on January 2, 2011 at 9:33 am (#
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    These look pretty darn amazing… you hit this one out of the park girl!!

  38. marla posted on January 4, 2011 at 7:43 am (#
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    Cheryl, you had waaayyy too much fun with this delish cupcakes! They look amazing -and are oh so pretty! xo

  39. PartyBabble.com posted on January 22, 2011 at 3:24 pm (#
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    Searching for Valentine’s ideas for my birthday party theme and I am so happy I found yours. I love using cupcakes instead of a birthday cake. Thanks.

  40. Suzie posted on January 28, 2011 at 9:44 am (#
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    You little devil…..
    I’m featuring these on my blog.

    Let me know if you mind!

  41. Self Sagacity posted on January 28, 2011 at 10:26 am (#
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    Yummy, chocolate cake, muffins are my favorite. And now cupcake with filling? I can’t ask for a better combo.

  42. Sue posted on January 28, 2011 at 4:35 pm (#
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    These cupcakes look DELICIOUS and beautiful! Love the filling!

  43. Joy posted on February 10, 2011 at 4:07 pm (#
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    OHMYGOSH!!!!! I work at a retirement home as the activity director, and we made these yesterday and they were AMAZING!!! That strawberry filling is to DIE for!!! Thanks for sharing! I may have to brag about this on my blog and link back to you. I’m not even a chocolate cake lover, but these are awesome!!

  44. Alison posted on February 14, 2011 at 9:47 am (#
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    These are so yummy! Best cupcakes I have ever made. I can’t wait to take them to work and share them with everyone. Thank you for posting the recipe. I shared it with my readers at ohmyvera.com. Thanks!

  45. justine @ you're so martha posted on February 14, 2011 at 9:39 pm (#
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    made these last night to share with folks at work….soooooooooooooo good! thanks for the recipe!

  46. yourbakinmecrazy posted on August 5, 2011 at 7:09 am (#
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    These look so delicious!! I am going to make them today for a grieving family in hopes of cheering them up a little. Thanks for posting!!!

  47. Michele posted on January 12, 2012 at 1:51 pm (#
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    do you think these would work as mini’s or would there not be enough of the filling?

  48. Jennifer graveline posted on February 13, 2012 at 8:37 am (#
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    How many cupcakes d

  49. Jennifer graveline posted on February 13, 2012 at 8:37 am (#
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    How many cupcakes does this recipe make..12?

  50. Pat posted on February 14, 2012 at 8:31 pm (#
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    Hmmmm, another one I can’t wait to try! The filling is probably addictive isn’t it? :-)

    Does this make about 24 cupcakes?

    Pat

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