Easy Italian Spumoni Cupcakes


1 box white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box

3/4 of box (4-serving size) pistachio instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/4 cup cherry juice (from jar of maraschino cherries)
1 container whipped chocolate frosting
18 whole maraschino cherries with stems


Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 18 regular-size muffin cups.

Make cake mix as directed on box; divide batter evenly into 2 bowls. Add 3/4 box pudding mix to 1 of the bowls; mix well. To other bowl, add cherry juice; mix well.

Divide pistachio batter evenly among muffins cups. Divide cherry batter evenly over pistachio batter in muffin cups.

Bake cupcakes and cool completely as directed on box.

Frost cupcakes with frosting. Top each with cherry.

Recipe shared from: http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/italian-spumoni-cupcakes/8fc0cbd6-6151-4c24-9f52-5e41b004d20d#?st=6&term=italian&ps=9&pi=9