Cherry Cupcakes

  • - For the cupcakes -
  • 1 and 1/2 cups
    Flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp
    Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 cup
    Unsalted Butter (softened)
  • 3/4 cup
    Granulated Sugar
  • 2 pcs
    Egg (large)
  • 1 tsp
    Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1 cup
    Cherrie (fresh, pitted and chopped)
  • - For the frosting -
  • 1/2 cup
    Unsalted Butter (softened)
  • 2 cup
    Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp
    Vanilla Extract
  • 2-3 tsp
  • Cherries (for garnish)


  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • 3
    In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • 4
    Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  • 5
    Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk, and mix until just combined.
  • 6
    Gently fold in the chopped cherries.
  • 7
    Divide the batter evenly among the prepared cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
  • 8
    Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • 9
    Remove from the oven and let the cupcakes cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 10
    To make the frosting, beat the softened butter until creamy. Gradually add the powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and enough milk to reach your desired consistency. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  • 11
    Once the cupcakes are completely cool, frost them with the prepared frosting and garnish each with a fresh cherry.
  • 12
    Serve and enjoy these delicious Cherry Cupcakes as a delightful treat for any occasion!
  • 13

    Note: Store any leftover cupcakes in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

With our recipe for Homemade Cherry Cupcakes, indulge in a sweet treat. These delicious pastries have the ideal balance of juicy cherries and velvety cake, finished with a creamy frosting for the ultimate in decadence. Our cherry cupcakes will be a delight whether you’re celebrating a special event or just indulging your sweet taste. In this post, we’ll walk you through the process of making these delicious cupcakes and offer advice on how to get bakery-caliber results in your own home.

A delightful experience that lets you savor the vibrant flavors of ripe cherries in every bite are baking your own cherry cupcakes. To start, make a basic cake batter that has been flavored with chopped cherries and vanilla extract. This will give your cupcakes a moist, delicious basis. These cupcakes offer a note of sweetness to each bite after they are baked to perfection and are covered with a creamy frosting composed of butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract.

Ingredients You’ll Need:

To make our Homemade Cherry Cupcakes, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • All-purpose flour: Provides the structure for the cupcake batter.
  • Baking powder: Helps the cupcakes rise and become light and fluffy.
  • Salt: Enhances the flavor of the cupcakes.
  • Butter: Adds richness and moisture to the cake batter.
  • Granulated sugar: Sweetens the cupcakes and adds moisture.
  • Eggs: Bind the ingredients together and add structure to the cupcakes.
  • Vanilla extract: Infuses the cupcakes with a delicious vanilla flavor.
  • Milk: Adds moisture to the cake batter and helps create a tender crumb.
  • Fresh cherries: Provide bursts of juicy sweetness throughout the cupcakes.
  • Powdered sugar: Creates a smooth and creamy frosting for topping the cupcakes.

Cherry cupcakes cooked from scratch are a delicious delicacy that work well for any occasion. These cupcakes are impressive with their rich cake, creamy icing, and bursts of juicy cherry. Our cherry cupcakes are sure to make you smile with every mouthful, whether you eat them alone as a delicious treat or share them with loved ones. Why then wait? Now is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and begin baking some of these delicious cupcakes!