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Cherry Cupcakes

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Cherry Cupcakes

We came up with these fun Cherry Cupcakes yesterday. I think they turned out so cute and they are pretty easy to make! We also gave them a cherry flavor!

Cherry Cupcakes

Duncan HinesWhite Cake Mix
1 Small Box of Cherry Jello
Duncan Hines Frosting Creations
Duncan Hines Cherry Vanilla Flavor
Lime Tootsie Rolls
Red Sprinkles
Green Apple Sour Punch Straws

Here are some of the products that you will need….

Candy to Make The Cherry Cupcakes

We mixed boxed cherry Jello into our white boxed cake mix. We scooped our mix into mini muffin tins. Bake at 350 for 15-18 minutes until set. Let them cool. We mixed our Frosting Creations cherry vanilla flavoring into the Duncan Hines frosting. Frost the cupcakes…

Cherry Cupcakes

I had my little helpers and one of them couldn’t wait to dive into our mini cherry cupcakes!:)

Cherry Cupcakes

Dip the cupcakes in red sprinkles after frosting them.

Cherry Cupcakes

My youngest helper adores sprinkles!

Cherry Cupcakes

To make the stem you will need green Tootsie Rolls and Green Apple Sour Punch Straws. You want to take the Tootsie Roll and cut it in half. Then take that half and pinch in down in the middle. Press the sides with yours fingers to look like leaves. You can also use a toothpick to make any details on the stems. Cut your sour straws in half and press the leaves on the top. They will stick. If not then just secure with frosting. Poke a hole in 2 mini cupcakes with a toothpick. Press your stems in the holes as far as they will go. That’s it! Now you have super cute Cherry Cupcakes!

Cherry Cupcakes

Here is a close up…

Cherry Cupcakes

Here is my 6 year old with his Cherry Cupcakes!

Cherry Cupcakes

These would be so cute for a party or just to make for fun! We had so much fun making them and hope that you will too!

 

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Those are so stinking adorable!! Plus this way you get two cupcakes to eat…bonus:-) Your little helpers are way too cute!!!!

aw cute cupcakes, and super cute helpers!

I'm definitely pinning these! My BFF is crazy about cherries! Thanks for sharing!! -Jessica

What a great idea — too cute!

So cute!! Love it!

So cute!! Love it!

These are the cutest cupcakes that I've seen:) Such a neat idea to use the candy for the stems!

My daughter is going to FLIP when she sees these (I can guess what we'll be making this weekend)

These are absolutely adorable! How creative! I jumped over from Tasty Tuesdays!

These are just adorable!

I would love if you would post it and share it with my readers! Join the Community and share any of your creative project!

Susan @ Oh My! Creative

These are just adorable!

I would love if you would post it and share it with my readers! Join the Community and share any of your creative project!

Susan @ Oh My! Creative

Adorable! I would love if you would link these up at my party going on now ๐Ÿ™‚
https://www.salttree.net/2012/07/open-call-tuesday-15.html

I don't know which is cuter… the cupcakes or those adorable boys. Yes, I do! Your kiddos are precious!

Wow! Your work always impresses me. These are awesome!

cute and creative i love it! they turned out awesome! Please come share this and link up at our "Home is Where the Heart is" Link party! We'd love to have you! ๐Ÿ™‚ Feel free to link up other posts that would be helpful to others as well!
https://www.homesteadsimple.com/home-is-where-the-heart-is-link-it-up-wednesdays-4/

These turned out so adorable. What a fun treat for a cherry themed party! Thanks for linking. Pinning!

These look so cute and delicious! Thank you for posting on Saturday Show and Tell. I can't wait for what you'll be posting this week, hope to see you back!
-Mackenzie
https://www.cheeriosandlattes.com

Wow these are super cute! Love the idea and your 6 yr old is even cuter ๐Ÿ™‚

These are so darling…makes me want to have a party!

Hey you are SO creative! I think you should make a lot like a bunch of grapes for big people-LOL! Great job ๐Ÿ™‚

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