Thursday, March 17, 2011

Bestie's Favorite Cupcake

Today is my Bestie's birthday and I'm making her favorite cupcakes.  There are three components to these: chocolate cake, vanilla filling and chocolate buttercream icing. If you are on any kind of diet don't even read this recipe... you'll lose you're mind!

Chocolate Cake
What you need:
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 pkg chocolate pudding mix (3.9 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup water (warm)
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup yogurt 
What you do:
Dump all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

Fill 24 cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake as directed on cake mix box.
Allow to cool.

Vanilla Filling
What you need:
  • 1/2 cup room temperature butter
  • 1  1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons marshmallow fluff
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
What you do:
Beat all filling ingredients in a bowl.

Using an icing bag and round tip. Fill each cupcake with vanilla filling.

Chocolate Buttercream Icing 
What you need:
  • 6 tablespoons room temperature butter
  • 2  2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1  1/2 teaspoons vanilla
What you do:
Beat all icing ingredients in a bowl.

Using an icing bag and tip, ice each cupcake.

Happy Birthday Bestie!


  1. YUM, YUM, YUM!!! Not only are these MY fave, but, OMG, I bet B & C would scarf down a dozen of them (each) if you'd let 'em. Can't wait to see B's eyes when she notices these puppies tonight! You're the best!!!

  2. Wow. These look so good. I'm so glad I'm not on a diet because I am certainly going to try these for a birthday party I'm planning. The guest of honor will LOVE them.

    Thanks so much for sharing such a yummy cupcake and linking up on our Shindig Saturday. I hope you'll continue to stop by and share more. I can't wait to see your great ideas.

  3. Gorgeous cupcakes...and your filling sounds fabulous!

  4. nom nom nom nom nom!

    What a wonderful bestie you are!

  5. What a wonderful photo! Love this idea! What type of tip did you use for filling?

  6. I Like To Cook- I used a Wilton Round Tip 12 to fill the cupcakes. I got it in a Wilton cupcake decorating set.
    Thanks!! Happy Cooking (& Eating)

  7. Ummm...can I be your bestie? :) These look ah-maze-ing!!!!

  8. Thanks so much for linking to THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS... we are already enjoying over 100 recipes, so make sure to stop back by and see all the different CHOCOLATE stuff! It's gonna be one SWEET week of all CHOCOLATE!

    And don't forget to come back next week (Monday) for "HIDDEN INGREDIENT"... "What can you hide in your recipes?"

  9. Just wanted to let you know that I featured this post today on FTF! Thanks for sharing it and grab a featured button if you would like!

  10. YUMMM. I just bought that exact tip and cant wait to make filled cupcakes! yours look delicious!

  11. Bestie's very blessed to have such a special Mom! Those cupcakes look awesome, they would be my favorite as well. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and please come back!

  12. I think your bestie and I would get along just fine! So sweet of you to make those delicious looking cupcakes for her! Thanks for linking up on Recipes I Can't Wait to Try!

  13. these look AMAZING! can't be surprised they are someone's favorite! i love thisssss! i had this and a couple other recipes bookmarked to go back to and just say how much i lovvvvve it! ha, thank you for sharing!

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