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Star-Berry Cupcakes

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  • 50 min prep time
  • 1 hr 45 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Fresh fruit and a dreamy, creamy frosting top these moist cupcakes.

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) devil's food cake mix with pudding
1 1/3
cups water
1/2
cup oil
3
eggs
1/2
cup marshmallow creme (from 7 oz jar)
1
cup whipping (heavy) cream
3
cups quartered fresh strawberries
1
cup fresh blueberries

Steps

  • 1 Make cupcakes as directed on box using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 Place marshmallow creme in small microwavable bowl. Microwave on High 10 to 20 seconds or until slightly softened.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat whipping cream until soft peaks form. Add marshmallow creme; continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  • 4 Frost cupcakes with whipping cream mixture. Arrange strawberries, cut side down, on each cupcake to form 5-point star. Place 3 blueberries in center of each star.
  • 1 Make cupcakes as directed on box using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 Place marshmallow creme in small microwavable bowl. Microwave on High 10 to 20 seconds or until slightly softened.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat whipping cream until soft peaks form. Add marshmallow creme; continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  • 4 Frost cupcakes with whipping cream mixture. Arrange strawberries, cut side down, on each cupcake to form 5-point star. Place 3 blueberries in center of each star.

Expert Tips

Use your favorite flavor cake mix for these cupcakes.

If the strawberries are large, cut them into eighths. Marshmallow creme stabilizes whipped cream; add it to the whipped cream used in other hot-weather desserts, too.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
13g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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