Ingredients for cupcakes
1 box chocolate cake mix
3 oz cream cheese, cut into 24 cubes
2 large eggs
½ cup vegetable oil
½ cup sour cream
¼ cup finely chopped pecans
Ingredients for frosting
2 large egg whites
7 oz marshmallow cream
½ cup sugar
1 teaspoon raspberry extract
2 cups coconut, shredded
2 Tbsp water
1 cup colored sprinkles or red sugar
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Preheat oven to 350°.
Place 24 regular size muffin cups with
paper cupcake cups.
Beat cake mix, water, oil, sour cream
and eggs with electric hand mixer in a large bowl on low speed
for 30 to 45 seconds, scraping bowl.
Beat on medium speed
for another minute.
Spoon cake batter into paper cups. Place one cream cheese
cube in the middle of each cupcake and press down into batter;
the top of the cream cheese will be visible.
Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until done.
Check by inserting a
toothpick into the cake part in between the cream cheese and
paper cup, the toothpick should come out clean. Take cupcakes
out of pan to cool for about 30 minutes before frosting.
Mix sugar, water and egg whites in a 2-quart saucepan. Cook
over low heat, continuously beating with electric mixer at
high speed until soft peaks are formed, approximately 4 to
Add marshmallow cream; beat until stiff peaks are
formed. Remove saucepan and beat in raspberry extract.
Spread frosting evenly over cupcakes; sprinkle each with
a tablespoon of coconut and top with ½ teaspoon of sprinkles
or red sugar over each cupcake.
Serve immediately or store
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