Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Cherry Almond Cupcakes



 (yes it is only a cake mix....please forgive me)


 Super quick and easy cupcakes!
1. Bake cherry chip cake mix according to package directions. Cool.

2. Soften 2 sticks of butter, beat until creamy. Add 2 Tbs milk and 1 Tbs almond flavoring. Mix in 1 3/4 pounds powdered sugar and red or pink food coloring to desired shade. Mix until spreadable consistency. I piped frosting on in swirl design.

3. Mix 2 Tbs Hershey's chocolate syrup in to 1/2 c chocolate frosting, I used left over canned frosting like Pillsbury . Heat in microwave 20 sec and drizzle over cupcakes, top with cherry or chocolate covered cherries.
  this is a quick way to dress up an ordinary cupcake and turn it into something a little more special.



1 comment:

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

Shannon -- these look devine and I think a cake mix is sometimes the exact place to start from :)

Blessings!
Gail

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