Yield: 24 cupcakes

Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour

These Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes are fluffy strawberry cupcakes topped with sweet swirls of vanilla buttercream, homemade chocolate ganache, sprinkles, and a cherry on top!


  • 1 box strawberry cake (with ingredients on box)

For the frosting:

For the ganache:

  • 1 package (12 ounce) milk chocolate morsels
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • sprinkles, optional
  • candy "cherry on top", optional


  1. Prepare strawberry cake according to package directions for 24 cupcakes. Cool completely on a wire rack before adding frosting.
  2. For the frosting, beat butter with an electric mixer for 3-5 minutes, until pale yellow and smooth. Add in powdered sugar, vanilla bean paste, and milk. Beat for an additional 3-5 minutes, until fluffy.
  3. Using a large ziploc bag, fill with the frosting. Snip off the corner and pipe onto each cupcake (pattern doesn't matter).
  4. For the ganache, place the chocolate and heavy cream in a glass bowl. Heat in microwave for 1 minute. Remove and stir until smooth. Cool 5 minutes, then spoon over the frosting.
  5. Add sprinkles and "cherry on top" immediately. ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 239Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 21mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 0gSugar: 26gProtein: 1g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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