Choco Pinata Cupcake ala Cherrystein’s Monster Recipe

Choco Pinata Cupcake ala Cherrystein’s Monster Recipe

How To Make Choco Pinata Cupcake ala Cherrystein’s Monster

Here’s a definitely fun chocolate cupcake recipe with a surprise sprinkles inside. Kids will love this Cherrystein’s Monster inspired pinata cupcake!

Preparation: 14 minutes
Cooking: 21 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



    Option 1: Prepared Mix

    • 1boxGreat Value® Deluxe Moist Devil’s Food Chocolate Cake Mix,or any brand preferred
    • 1cupwater
    • cupvegetable oil
    • 3largeeggs

    Option 2: From Scratch

    • ¾cupcocoa powder
    • 1cupboiling water
    • 2cupsAll-Purpose Flour
    • cupsgranulated sugar
    • 4largeeggs
    • 1cupvegetable oil
    • ½cupwhole milk
    • tspbaking soda
    • ½tspsalt
    • 1tspvanilla extract


    • 2tspRainbow Sprinkles
    • 2cupscream cheese frosting
    • caramel sauce,for drizzling
    • maraschino cherry,for topping


    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 12-cup cupcake tins with paper liners.

    2. If using prepared mix, in a medium bowl, whisk together the cake mix, water, oil, and eggs.

    3. If making the cupcake batter from scratch, whisk together in a small bowl the cocoa powder and boiling water until the cocoa powder is completely dissolved.

    4. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, eggs, vegetable oil, milk, cocoa mixture, baking soda, salt and vanilla extract.

    5. Fill the cupcake cups halfway with batter.

    6. Bake for 18 to 21 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean.

    7. Let the cupcakes cool completely before decorating.

    8. Using a large piping tip, poke a hole in the center of each cupcake. Discard the scraps or save for another use.Fill each hole with the sprinkles.

    9. Top each cupcake with cream cheese frosting, a drizzle of caramel, and 1 maraschino cherry.


    • Calories: 404.93kcal
    • Fat: 21.68g
    • Saturated Fat: 3.31g
    • Trans Fat: 0.10g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.87g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.93g
    • Carbohydrates: 51.39g
    • Fiber: 1.80g
    • Sugar: 33.49g
    • Protein: 4.90g
    • Cholesterol: 54.76mg
    • Sodium: 312.28mg
    • Calcium: 53.04mg
    • Potassium: 159.16mg
    • Iron: 2.14mg
    • Vitamin A: 25.89µg
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