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Cream Filled Cupcakes

Cream Filled Cupcakes

  • 1 pkg of favorite cake mix
  • ingredients listed on back of cake mix box (usually water, oil, and some eggs


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt

Favorite Frosting

Make and bake cupcakes according to instructions on back of cake mix box.  Let them cool completely.

For Filling:  Cream butter, shortening, and 1 cup of powdered sugar.  Add 1 tablespoon of milk.  Add remaining powdered sugar, 1 more tablespoon of milk, vanilla, and salt.  Whip well for at least 1 minute.  Spoon filling into a pastry bag with a tip.  Puncture top of cupcake with pastry tip and fill cupcake.  It’s okay if some comes out the top.  Top each cupcake with your favorite frosting.

(I used a triple chocolate cake mix with cream cheese frosting)


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