Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Blackberry Filling and Chocolate Ganache

Turn ordinary cupcakes into extraordinary! Combine blackberry preserves, rosemary and a hint of black pepper for an irresistible filling. Top with a glaze of rich dark chocolate.

Serves: 24
Serving Size: 1 cupcake
20 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool on wire racks

  • Make an indentation in the center of each cupcake using the handle of a wooden spoon or a straw, making sure not to break through bottom of cupcake

  • Mix preserves, pepper and rosemary in small bowl. Spoon into resealable plastic bag. Cut a small piece off one of the bottom corners of bag. Pipe about 1 teaspoon preserves mixture into each cupcake

  • Microwave chocolate and cream in medium microwavable bowl on HIGH 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is smooth. Dip top of each cupcake into chocolate mixture. Let stand until chocolate is set

Cooking tip

Mini Cupcakes: Prepare cake mix as directed. Bake in mini muffin pans in preheated 350°F oven 15 to 18 minutes. Fill and glaze as directed. Makes 4 to 5 dozen mini cupcakes.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 223Calories: 223Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Sodium: 177mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 29g