Add a *POP* to your 4th of July or Memorial Day party with these colorful Red White and Blue Cherry Bomb Mini Cupcakes! Click for step by step photo instructions.
Keyword 4th of July, brownies, cherry, cupcakes
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 30minutes
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom
2cupswhite chocolate melting wafers
2-3dropsblue food coloring
red white & blue sprinkles
1 teaspooncoconut oil
To Make the Mini Brownie Cupcakes:
Prepare brownie mix as directed on the package. Spoon 2 teaspoons of brownie mix in each lined muffin cup. (Do not fill beyond 2/3 of the way full) Bake for about 8-10 minutes. Let cool.
Spoon 2 teaspoons of brownie mix in each lined muffin cup and bake for 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool completely before decorating.
To Make the Red White and Blue Dipped Cherries:
Line a cookies sheet with parchment paper or a non-stick silicone baking mat.
Drain cherries and pat dry. Chill in fridge for about 10 minutes while your prepare your toppings.
Using a double boiler or microwave-safe bowl, melt the white chocolate.
Use a spoon to place a dollop of white chocolate into the center of each brownie cupcake.
Add 2-3 drops of blue food coloring to remaining white chocolate in mixing bowl along with one teaspoon of coconut oil. Stir together until smooth and color is a rich, light blue.
Remove cherries from fridge. Dip each cherry into the blue chocolate, roll in sprinkles, and place on your lined cookie sheet to dry.
Put it All Together:
When coating on cherries is hardened, gently press each cherry into the center of the white chocolate on cupcakes. If needed, add a bit of the remaining blue chocolate from your mixing bowl under the cherry to act as a "glue."
Allow cupcakes to set completely before serving.
Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.