Cherry Cognac Cupcakes

12 Oct

Cupcakes

1 Box of Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cake Mix

3 whole eggs

1 1/4 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup maraschino cherries, chopped

24 red cupcake liner

-Blend the eggs until they foam.

-Then add in the oil and water. Mix for 30 seconds, then add in the cake mix powder and cherries.

-Bake at 350 degrees for 19 mins. or until a toothpick pulls out clean.

24 maraschino cherries with stems

-Let soak over night in enough cognac to cover in a small bowl.

Cognac Buttercream

1 stick of unflavored crisco

1 stick of unsalted butter

2 lbs of powdered sugar

3 Tablespoons of Hennessey Cognac

-Blend all of the ingredients together on low until combined. Then on high until smooth and creamy.

-Pipe in a rosette shape on the cooled cupcakes and place a single cherry in the center.

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