Moist, chocolaty cupcakes with juicy pie cherries inside. Adapted from Kelly Smith's "Dark Chocolate Cake II."

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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease or line two 12-cup muffin tins with paper liners.

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  • Stir flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Dig a well in the center and pour in buttermilk, eggs, butter, oil, and almond extract. Begin stirring, then use an electric mixer to make to a smooth, thick batter. Pour in cherry pie filling and stir until distributed.

  • Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full. Try to distribute cherries evenly.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 23 to 27 minutes. Let cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

185.8 calories; protein 2.6g 5% DV; carbohydrates 33.6g 11% DV; fat 5.3g 8% DV; cholesterol 21mg 7% DV; sodium 209.1mg 8% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
07/27/2020
A really light, chocolatey cupcake. Does not require a frosting just light dusting of powdered sugar. Followed the recipe as is and it made a hit with the family. The only difference is that it made 32 cupcakes not 24. Read More