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Heart Surprise-Inside Cupcakes

04:18:00 24 servings, 1 cupcake (90 g) each
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24 servings, 1 cupcake (90 g) each

Talk about a surprise party! When guests bite into these cupcakes, they'll be amazed to discover a tiny heart-shaped cheesecake baked in each one.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Line 8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and food colouring with mixer until blended. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until blended. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake 15 to 18 min. or until centre is almost set. Cool 30 min.; cover. Freeze 2 hours.
  • Use foil handles to remove cheesecake from pan. Cut into 24 small hearts with 1-inch cookie cutter.
  • Prepare cake batter as directed on package; spoon into 24 paper-lined muffin cups. Insert cheesecake heart, point side down, in centre of batter in each cup.
  • Bake 18 to 20 min. or until tops of cupcakes are firm. Cool 10 min. Remove from pan to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Prepare White Chocolate-Cream Cheese Frosting; spread onto cupcakes. Top with sprinkles.

Size Wise

At 24 servings, this fun recipe is great for a party or classroom celebration.

How to Store

Keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated.

Important Note

When cutting the frozen cheesecake into the heart shapes, be sure to leave as little space possible between the cutouts.


Prepare using your favourite colour of food colouring.


  • 24 servings, 1 cupcake (90 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 cupcake (90 g) each
Calories 310
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 36g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 28g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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