Rich chocolate cake filled with cherries topped with a chocolate ganache and a fresh cherry! These aren’t your every day cupcakes! Perfect for a special occasion.
You Will Need...
- 1 tablespoon butter for the pans
- 4 cups cake flour
- 4 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup bitter (natural) cocoa powder
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 2 cups Hellmanns ® Real Mayonnaise
- 3 eggs
- 1 3/4 cups water
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- Cherry Pie Filling
- Chocolate Glaze
- Cherries for topping
Step by Step Instructions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Line cupcake pan with liners.
Mix all dry ingredients; flour, baking soda, salt, cocoa powder and sugar. Then add Hellmanns® Real Mayonnaise , eggs, water and vanilla and stir till just mixed through.
Fill cupcake pan 1/3 of the way. Drop a teaspoon of the cherry pie filling. Cover cherry pie filling with cake batter.
Place in oven and cook for 18-23 minutes or until a toothpick in the center comes out clean.
Let cupcakes cool before icing.
Drizzle chocolate glaze on cupcakes and top with a fresh cherry!