Marischino Cherry Pineapple Cupcakes-how unbelievably delicious are these? I love the cool whip frosting!

Maraschino Cherry Pineapple Cupcakes

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 16 mins
  • Total Time: 26 mins
  • Yield: 18 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


A light, fluffy cupcake with pineapple inside topped with whipped cream and a marschino cherry.



  • 15.2 oz box of Butter Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 20 oz can crushed pineapple (with juice)
  • whipped cream
  • maraschino cherries


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners. In a large bowl combine cake mix, butter, eggs, and pineapple on low speed for 30 seconds. Mix an additional 2 minutes on medium speed. Pour batter into liners 3/4 full. Bake for 16 minutes or until golden and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  2. Stir cool whip thoroughly to fluff. Spoon cool whip into a piping bag and pipe onto the cupcakes. Top with a marischino cherry.

Keywords: cherry pineapple cupcakes, pineapple cupcakes