Cream Filled Cupcakes

This is an easy method to make cream filled cupcakes. They are so delicious, it is one of our favorites at our house.
homemade cream filled cupcakes

How to Add Cream Filling to your Cupcakes

You will need:
  • chocolate cake mix or homemade chocolate cake batter
Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Fill greased or muffin lined muffin pans with batter. Bake and set aside to cool.

How to Make Filling for Cupcakes

  • 5 Tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 ¼ cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup solid shortening (Crisco)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter extract, optional
In a saucepan, cook together flour and milk. Stir constantly until thickened. Set aside to cool completely.
 cream filling

Cream together sugar, butter  and shortening.

cream filling step 2

Add milk mixture, vanilla and butter extract.

cream filling mixture

Beat well for 10-12 minutes.

cream filling ready

How to Fill Cream Cupcakes

Fill a pastry bag with a number #21 tip or a large writing tip. Fill bag with cream filling.

supplies for cream cupcakes

Insert tip of pastry bag in top of cupcake and squeeze filling inside the cupcake. Once you see the filling come to the top you can stop squeezing.

cream filling

Frost cupcakes however you'd like.
Here are some tips on frosting cupcakes.
filled with cream cupcakes

Another Method of Filling with Cream

You can also cut out a small triangle with a knife on the top of your cupcake. Fill with filling and replace with piece of cake. Frost.
cut out piece of caketop with cake

cream filled cupcakes


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