Cherry Pie Cupcakes

Cherry Pie Cupcakes


Cherry always transcended me to a spring picnic. I don’t know about you, but I miss going outside, laying down my blanket, and enjoying lunch under the shade of a tree. Picnic food must be easy to transport and eat since you are out and not using a table most of the time.

A picnic is a perfect first-date idea. You are meeting for the first time in a public place, and you want to impress them. Both of you figure out what you will bring. Probably a sandwich, water bottle, or iced tea, chips, and fruit. What about dessert? A picnic deserves three courses as well, while you two learn more about each other.


  • 1 box of Butter Yellow Cake mix
  • 1 C water
  • 1/3 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 Cupcake pan
  • Cupcake liners
  • Vanilla Frosting :
  • 2 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 ½ C powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 – 6 Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 medium ice cream scooper
  • 1 – 21oz cherry pie filling
  • 1 – 13.5 oz graham cracker crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pan with the liners
  2. Using a hand or standing mixer, beat together all ingredients until
    combined and mixed
  3. Scoop ¾ batter into the liners
  4. Bake in the oven for 19 minutes or until a light golden brown
    Allow to cool completely

Vanilla Frosting

  1. Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, powdered sugar,
  2. heavy whipping cream, and vanilla until smooth and stiff with peaks
  3. Building the cupcake directions
  4. Scoop some frosting using the ice cream scoop onto the cupcakes
  5. Pour the box of graham cracker crumbs into a large bowl
  6. Coat the frosting into the crumbs
  7. Scoop some Cherry pie filling onto the top center of the cupcake