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easy valentine's day cupcakes

Easy Valentine's Day Cupcakes

Keep the day of love all about giving with these easy Valentine’s Day Cupcakes. Your kids will love making these quick treats and decorating cupcake holders to give to their family and friends.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Author Julie Clark

Ingredients

  • 1 Pillsbury chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 24 paper cupcake liners
  • Red, Pink and White sprinkles (any color you'd like)
  • 1 Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bag (cream cheese flavor)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare the cake mix according to the package directions.
  3. Fold the chocolate chips into the mixed batter.
  4. Line 24 cupcake cups with paper liners.
  5. Use an ice cream scoop to fill the cupcake liners with cake batter.
  6. Bake for 19-22 minutes, or until the top of the cupcake bounces back when you touch it.
  7. Allow the cupcakes to cool on a wire rack.
  8. Take the Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bag and tear off tip of the plastic bag.
  9. Gently squeeze the frosting down to the tip of the bag and pipe swirls onto the top of the cooled cupcakes.
  10. Immediately sprinkle with colored sprinkles if desired.
  11. Place the cupcakes inside cupcake holders and snap closed.
  12. Decorate the tops of the cupcake holders with Valentine’s stickers, ribbons and hearts.