Made some Valentine cupcakes for porch treats, see this post for details on porch treats. I made 33 cupcakes and they were gone in 30 minutes. I think that’s a record.
Valentine themed cupcake liners, I found some cute ones at Michaels
a batch of vanilla cupcakes, I used this recipe here
one bag Lindt Strawberries and Cream Truffles which I found at Sam’s Club or Costco, can’t remember which)
a batch of buttercream frosting, recipe here, tinted pink
assorted Valentine themed sprinkles
(I ordered the individual cupcake holders from Walmart. They worked great. They were a little big for my cupcakes so in order to keep them from sliding around in there, I put some candies around the edges – mini Kit Kats, Valentine themed M&M’s, and any leftover truffles).
1 Bake cupcakes according to recipe instructions. Immediately after the cupcakes come out of the oven, cut a small X in the top center of each cupcake with clean kitchen scissors and then push a truffle into the X of each cupcake. The truffles will melt into the middle of the cupcakes. Allow to cool completely.
2 Make frosting according to recipe instructions and pipe frosting onto cupcakes and then sprinkle with Valentine sprinkles.