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Friday, November 25, 2011

Raspberry Filled Triple Chocolate Cupcakes-and a Giveaway!

As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program, I received a Duncan Hines cake mix and a can of Wilderness Fruit Filling, however all opinions are my own. 


Chocolate and fruit are one of the best combinations known to (wo)man, at least I think so! When I received these products in the mail, I had been brainstorming about how I wanted to use them. Once I found out what selection of these products my local grocery store had, I decided on making Triple Chocolate cupcakes with raspberry filling. They were really easy to make, using the cake mix and the pie filling, and tasted quite fantastic, if I do say so myself! 


I used the Duncan Hines Triple Chocolate Cake Mix


And the Wilderness Raspberry Fruit Filling 




Raspberry Filled Triple Chocolate Cupcakes




1 box Duncan Hines Triple Chocolate Cake mix
1/3 c water
1 c water
3 eggs
1/3 c vegetable oil
1 can of Wilderness Raspberry fruit filling 
1 carton whipping cream
1 container of Duncan Hines Amazing glazes, chocolate flavor


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Follow the directions on the cake mix box to make the batter and chocolate mixture using the water, eggs, and vegetable oil. 
3. Bake the cupcakes for 20-24 minutes. 
4. Allow the cupcakes to cool. Once cool, fill a frosting bag with the raspberries. Use the Wilton #230 tip(or any filling tip), and puncture the cupcake from the top, until about halfway through. (The chocolate mixture that you pour on top sort of sets you up for this, so aim through those). Squeeze the raspberries in slowly for 3-5 seconds, making sure not to burst the cupcake.  Repeat process with all remaining cupcakes. 
5. Beat your whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Add sugar if needed. Using another frosting bag, pipe the whipping cream onto the cupcakes. 
6. Prepare your Duncan Hines Amazing glaze according to the directions on the package. Once its melted enough, pour over your cupcakes. 
7. Enjoy! And remember to store in the refrigerator to keep them fresh!






Want your own coupon for free Duncan Hines so you can make these cupcakes? Comment below-the first 6 who are public followers of my blog(through Google friend connect) will get a coupon!

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6 Comments:

At November 25, 2011 at 6:13 PM , Blogger MissE said...

I'm always up for delicious chocolate cake! We got a boxed-cake-mix recipe book as a wedding present that we really need to use, and I'm sure Duncan Hines would be delicious in the recipes :).

 
At November 25, 2011 at 6:35 PM , Blogger suburban prep said...

Raspberry and chocolate are my husband's favorite combination.

I just became a follower.

 
At November 30, 2011 at 10:10 AM , Blogger Ellen said...

Looks so good! I love that you have a food blog. I know I've said that a million times, but it's so cool!

 
At November 30, 2011 at 1:44 PM , Blogger Jenni Rollins said...

I would love to get a coupon, but honestly - the cupcakes with the frosting look absolutely delicious! ...as for following your blog, I already do. =)

 
At November 30, 2011 at 5:07 PM , Blogger LisaK said...

I thought I was following your blog - but now I am officially!

I think I'd rather have the cupcakes than the coupon ;-)

They look amazing!

 
At November 30, 2011 at 9:55 PM , Blogger Erika Layne said...

Thanks all! With your coupon, you can get the cake mix to make these! It's stupendous. Make sure to send me your address, and I'll get the coupon sent right away!

 

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