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Glazed Cranberry Minicakes


2 hours
Skill Level
36 mini-cakes

White creme cranberry cupcakes make a scrumptious dessert, side dish or breakfast treat. Filled with fresh cranberry, these mini cakes are topped with a white creme glaze, similar to white candy. The vanilla glaze is easily prepared with melted HERSHEY’S Premier White Creme Chips.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
21 minutes
Bake Time
18 minutes
Cool Time
50 minutes
Chill Time
10 minutes


  • 1/3 cup
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1
  • 1 1/4 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsps
  • 1 1/4 cups
    fresh cranberries coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup
    coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1 2/3 cups
    HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips, divided


Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Muffin Cup Tin 1-3/4-Inch Muffin Cup Tin
Muffin Cups Muffin Cups (optional)
Bowl Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Wire Rack Wire Rack
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave

Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease or paper-line small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter).


Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla extract in large bowl until light and fluffy. Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually mix into butter mixture. Add milk; stir until blended. Stir in cranberries, walnuts and 2/3 cup white creme chips (reserve remaining chips for glaze). Fill muffin cups about 7/8 full with batter.


Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack. Cool completely. Prepare White Glaze; drizzle over top of mini-cakes. Refrigerate 10 minutes to set glaze.

White Glaze: Place remaining 1 cup HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips in small microwave-safe bowl; sprinkle 2 tablespoons vegetable oil over chips. Microwave at medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 30 seconds or just until chips are melted when stirred.

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