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Sweet Inspirations: Cherry Cordial Cupcakes

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Cherry-Cordial-Cupcakes

Cherry Cordial Cupcakes
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Author: Lemon Sugar ~ These Cherry Cordial Cupcakes are a version of a traditional Valentine's Day candy - the cherry cordial! Made with dark chocolate cake filled with dark chocolate ganache, cordial cream and topped with sweet cherries. Great favor for your wedding guests. Or a great alternative for a couple who doesn't want a wedding cake. These would be beautiful on any buffet table.
Servings Prep Time
18-24 35 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
18-24 35 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Cherry Cordial Cupcakes
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Rating: 0
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Author: Lemon Sugar ~ These Cherry Cordial Cupcakes are a version of a traditional Valentine's Day candy - the cherry cordial! Made with dark chocolate cake filled with dark chocolate ganache, cordial cream and topped with sweet cherries. Great favor for your wedding guests. Or a great alternative for a couple who doesn't want a wedding cake. These would be beautiful on any buffet table.
Servings Prep Time
18-24 35 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
18-24 35 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Cupcakes:
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup dark cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup of boiling water
Cherry Filling:
  • 1 can cherry pie filling
Cordial Cream Filling:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon maraschino cherry syrup (optional)
Dark Chocolate Ganache Filling:
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate (chopped)
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tabelspoons light corn syrup
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Instructions
Cupcakes:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Prepare two 12-cup cupcake tins with paper liners. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of your electric mixer whisk together your dry ingredients.
  4. Add buttermilk, oil, eggs, vanilla and beat on medium/low speed for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in boiling water by hand.
  6. Fill cupcake papers 1/2 to 2/3 full, and bake for 18-22 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Do not overbake.
  7. Remove from pans immediately and allow to cool completely on a wire rack before filling.
Ganache filling:
  1. In a small glass bowl, heat cream and corn syrup in microwave until steaming hot but not boiling, about 60 seconds.
  2. Pour chopped chocolate into hot cream, and allow to sit for 60 seconds.
  3. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and smooth.
  4. Refrigerate ganache for 24 hours or until thickened (optional)
Cordial cream:
  1. Combine milk, cherry syrup and confectioners sugar in a small bowl, and stir until well combined and smooth.
Recipe Notes

Prep time excludes ganache chill time. Enjoy!

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