Cream Filled Cupcakes Recipe
My hubby’s grandparents celebrated their 80th birthday last weekend, so my mother-in-law and her sisters decided to throw them a huge party to celebrate. My mother-in-law, Julie, never does anything small. She is the ultimate party planner and everything she does is incredible, so I had to share her recipe for these delicious cream-filled cupcakes.
Cream-Filled Cupcakes by Julie Ulrich (printable recipe)
1 box cake mix (any kind will do, for these we used Lime and Strawberry)
1 cup hot water
1/3 cup of oil
Mix cake mix, hot water, eggs, and oil together. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. This recipe makes about 24 cupcakes, but as you can see, we doubled it since we were serving a large group.
1/3 cup of flour
1/3 cup of sugar
1 cup of milk
Add flour, sugar, and milk to a saucepan, cook over medium-high heat until the mixture thickens. Stir constantly to avoid scorching.
After the mixture COMPLETELY cools down add…
1/2 cup of margarine
1/2 cup of shortening
3/4 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
dash of salt
Beat until the mixture is fluffy and thick, for about 5 minutes.
Fill a piping bag with the cream mixture and use a #4 or a #5 tip (a long skinny tip) to pipe the mixture into the cupcakes.
Make sure that you don’t over-fill the cupcakes or they will break.
When you are done filling the cupcakes with cream, you can use the leftover cream to make your icing! Just add powdered sugar until it thickens, or sweetens, up to your liking. For the lime cupcake frosting, Julie added 1/4 cup of lime juice concentrate.
Frost your cupcakes and enjoy!
P.S. It’s fun watching people eat these when they don’t know that they have cream in the middle. They are always pleasantly surprised and their expressions are priceless!
12 thoughts on “Cream Filled Cupcakes Recipe”
Great recipe. Thanks so much for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above
Hi! Visiting from the Pin My Linky party. These are really cute! Thanks for sharing the recipe!
Thanks for stopping by!
These look soooo yummy!! Found you via The Friday Favorites Link Party! Pinned these delicious suckers today. 🙂
Aw shucks! Thanks so much!
This party planner is absolutely wonderful and you will not regret working with them! His knowledge of the party industry is unparalleled and his easy personality is a godsend for nervous hosts. He is so on it – you can trust his team with anything!
These look scrumptious! Thanks for joining Home Sweet Home!
These look great! My 3 year old spotted me reading it and it asking me to bake them already 🙂
I love these—what a great way to make cupcakes extra special! This delicious recipe was selected as one of our featured posts at Family Fun Friday! Please stop by brittalafont.com (food hostess) to grab your "I was featured" button after 1pm PDT on Thursday.
Always enjoy seeing your posts Kimberley and thanks for sharing with the Say G'day Party! Pinned and hope to see you on Saturday!