Truffle Christmas Cupcakes
These cupcakes are deliciously decadent - a must-try for your holidays!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Drying Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 38 mins
- 15.25 oz Devil’s Food Cake Mix
- 3.4 oz instant vanilla pudding
- 4 eggs
- ½ c oil
- ½ c water
- 1 c sour cream
- 24 Milk chocolate Lindor truffles by Lindt
Cream Cheese Frosting:
- ½ c butter
- 8 oz cream cheese
- ½ tsp vanilla
- 3 c powdered sugar
- 12 oz green candy melts
- 4 candy canes crushed (or more depending on your preference)
Unwrap milk chocolate Lindt truffles and set aside.
Mix all cupcake ingredients together.
Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full (do not overfill).
Bake at 350.
After five minutes, lightly press a Lindt truffle into each partially baked cupcake (don't push too far).
Let the cupcakes bake an additional 13 minutes (total of 18 minutes).
Frost with cream cheese frosting.
Chocolate Christmas Trees/Hearts:
Lay printable on counter for Christmas trees and/or hearts.
Place a sheet of wax paper on top.
Follow directions on package to melt chocolate.
Add it to a squeezable bottle/piping bag.
Trace the trees or hearts.
Let dry for at least an hour.
After frosted, sprinkle with crushed candy canes.
Top with chocolate trees and/or hearts.
Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 305mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1.4mg