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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes {Easy Cupcake Recipe}

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes is an easy chocolate cupcake recipe. These cake mix cupcakes are a great chocolate covered strawberry recipe for your loved ones. One bite and you will be in heaven with these chocolate strawberry cupcakes.

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Cake mix cupcakes

I love making cake mix cupcakes. I always add yogurt and pudding to my cake mix cupcakes, Why? The yogurt and pudding mix makes my cupcake recipe taste better and also very moist cupcakes!

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes is a decadent cupcake that is chocolate, strawberries, and a whipped cream frosting. One bite and you will be in love.

Chocolate covered strawberry recipe

A chocolate covered strawberry recipe is actually a simple recipe. You just need chocolate candy melts and strawberries. How can we make a chocolate covered strawberry recipe even better? Add them to an easy chocolate cupcake recipe.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

Easy chocolate cupcake recipe

To make an easy chocolate cupcake recipe with chocolate strawberries, you need cake mix. Cake mix is a wonderful tool to have in cupcake making. Like I said earlier, I always doctor the cake mix with yogurt and pudding.

So with this easy chocolate cupcake recipe, I would use chocolate pudding mix and chocolate yogurt. That isn’t the only thing that makes these chocolate strawberry cupcakes yummy. It is the whipped homemade frosting I use on this chocolate covered strawberry recipe.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

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Yield: 12 servings

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes


Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes is a decadent cupcake that is chocolate, strawberries, and a whipped cream frosting. One bite and you will be in love.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1 box of fudge cupcakes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 pkg chocolate pudding
  • 4 oz whipped chocolate yogurt
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 8 large strawberries (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon amaretto
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 12 oz chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups solid shortening
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup hot milk


Chocolate Covered Strawberries

  1. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.
  2. Then dip the strawberries into the chocolate and let them set up on a wax paper-lined cookie sheet in the fridge.


  1. Mix cake mix, eggs, water, vegetable oil, yogurt, and the pudding mix together.
  2. Bake the cupcakes according to box instructions. Which is about 15 minutes.
  3. Take out the oven and let them cool.


  1. As the cupcakes cool, make the strawberry filling.
  2. Chop up the strawberries, mix in the sugar and amaretto.
  3. Then let the strawberries sit for about 20 minutes so they juice up.


  1. Cream together shortening and butter.
  2. Add sugar and beat well.
  3. Add egg white and vanilla; beat thoroughly.
  4. Add hot milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, and beat until creamy.


  1. Now it is time for assembly. The cupcakes should be cool to the touch.
  2. Place onto the cupcakes a little of the strawberry filling.
  3. Next, after you got the strawberry filling on top of the cupcakes. Pipe on the frosting.
  4. Finally, garnish with the chocolate covered strawberry.
  5. Serve these beauties up and ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 709Total Fat: 54gSaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 29gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 129mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 3gSugar: 52gProtein: 4g

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linda spiker

Monday 13th of February 2017

Yummy! Two of my all time favorites together!

Elaine @ Dishes Delish

Monday 13th of February 2017

I am so looking forward to making these cupcakes. My hubby loves strawberries and there are so many functions you can eat them. But to put them on cupcakes. Heavenly!


Monday 13th of February 2017

I absolutely agree that everything happens for a reason! It sounds like everything is falling in to place! And these cupcakes...oh, these cupcakes! They look heavenly!

Tina Marie

Monday 13th of February 2017

These look amazing and sound delicious. I also believe everything happens for a reason. Four years ago I had to quick my job due to health reasons and I started by blog almost 3 years ago and life has been great and the stress is almost none. Thanks for sharing your story.

Platter Talk

Monday 13th of February 2017

These cupcakes are perfect for Valentine's Day or any time a special treat is called for.

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