Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

Show your love with these delicious strawberry cupcakes. The moist chocolate base is topped with more chocolate ganache and some strawberry frosting.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



For Cupcakes:

  • cupsflour
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • ½cupbrown sugar
  • ¾tspbaking soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 4tbspbutter
  • 2ozsemisweet baking chocolate,chopped
  • ¼cupcocoa powder
  • ½cupboiling water
  • ½cupbuttermilk
  • cupsour cream
  • 2eggs
  • 1tspvanilla

For Frosting:

  • ½cupbutter,softened
  • 4ozcream cheese,softened
  • 1⅕ozfreeze dried strawberries
  • cupspowdered sugar
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 1tspheavy whipping cream,or milk

For Ganache:

  • 4ozsemisweet chocolate
  • ½cupwhipping cream

For Garnish:

  • 15strawberries



    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with 15 cupcake liners.

    2. Mix flour, sugars, baking soda, and salt together and set aside.

    3. Place butter, chocolate, and cocoa together in a bowl and pour boiling water on top. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit 2 minutes. Mix until smooth and then add in the buttermilk, sour cream, eggs, and vanilla.

    4. Whisk the liquid ingredients into the dry until smooth.

    5. Pour ¼ cup batter into each paper liner. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

    6. Leave cupcakes in tin for 5 minutes before removing onto a cooling rack.

    7. Place freeze dried berries in the blender and puree until a fine powder. Sift into a bowl to remove large pieces that didn’t get blended.

    8. Cream butter, cream cheese, and strawberry powder in an electric mixer until smooth. Mix in the powdered sugar a little at a time. Add vanilla and then the milk 1 teaspoon at a time until desired thickness.

    9. Place chocolate in a bowl and pour hot whipping cream on top. Cover and let it sit for two minutes and then stir until smooth. Let the ganache cool for about 5 minutes before dipping strawberries.

    10. Once the cupcakes have cooled, pipe on the frosting. Dip strawberries in the ganache and immediately press into the frosted cupcake.

    11. Serve within 2 hours or store in the fridge. Allow to come to room temperate for serving.


    • Calories: 390.92kcal
    • Fat: 20.62g
    • Saturated Fat: 12.42g
    • Trans Fat: 0.37g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.73g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.90g
    • Carbohydrates: 50.05g
    • Fiber: 2.26g
    • Sugar: 37.01g
    • Protein: 4.36g
    • Cholesterol: 66.41mg
    • Sodium: 164.06mg
    • Calcium: 51.21mg
    • Potassium: 174.59mg
    • Iron: 1.50mg
    • Vitamin A: 148.38µg
    • Vitamin C: 9.41mg
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