Cherry Vanilla Coke Cupcakes #Recipe

by Valerie Gray, From Val's Kitchen

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Cherry Vanilla Coke Cupcake Recipe - From Val's Kitchen

You can get flavor from a lot of things. You’ve probably heard about different dinner dishes that use soda as an ingredient. Well, there are plenty of other things that can use soda as an ingredient as well. Like cupcakes. Cherry Vanilla Coke Cupcakes get their flavor from a popular soda variety. Here’s how you make them.

Cherry Vanilla Coke Cupcake


  • 2 1/2 c flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 3/4 c sugar
  • 10 tbs unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
  • 1/2 c milk
  • 3 tbs oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c cherry Coke
  • 6 large egg whites

Cupcake Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, powder, soda, salt, and 1 1/2 cups sugar.

Mix together the melted butter, milk, oil, vanilla, coke, and 3 of the egg whites.

Add into the dry ingredients and mix until combined.

Beat remaining egg whites using a whisk attachment until foamy, add in remaining sugar. beat until stiff peaks form.

Gently fold in 1/2 of the meringue into the batter just until well combined.

Divide batter evenly into cups.

Bake at 350F for 18-20 minutes.

Cool cupcakes in pans on wire rack for 20 minutes before taking out of pan.


  • 1 C sweet cream butter softened
  • 3 tbs heavy cream
  • 2 cups powder sugar, plus 2 more on standby
  • 1 tbs vanilla

Frosting Instructions

Cream butter and sugar together.

Add heavy cream if butter and sugar look like little rocks.

Add vanilla and blend until well mixed and peaks form.

If not thick enough add powder sugar. If to thick add more heavy cream.

Pipe onto cooled cupcake and place cherry on top.

Cherry Vanilla Coke Cupcake Recipe - Freom Val's Kitchen

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patricia Marsden February 25, 2016 - 11:05 am

Looks delightful. Bet hubby would appreciate these.

Robin (Masshole Mommy) February 25, 2016 - 7:58 pm

Oh yum! Those sound so good. Cupcakes are my weakness!

Vera Sweeney February 25, 2016 - 8:11 pm

I love cupcakes!! I have never baked with Coke before these sound really good!

Stacie February 25, 2016 - 8:26 pm

These sure do look delicious. Look at all that yummy frosting. These wouldn’t last long at my place.

Jeanette February 25, 2016 - 8:45 pm

If I could only eat this page! This looks SO divine! This will work great for us for this weekend when we have a party!

Marcie W. February 25, 2016 - 9:01 pm

What a delicious cupcake idea and they look stunning as well. When it comes to soda, I am all about Cherry Coke!

Jeni Hawkins February 25, 2016 - 9:01 pm

Shut up, shut up. OMG these look so good! Cherry Coke is my favorite soda, too, and I LOVE cupcakes!

Danielle February 25, 2016 - 9:55 pm

Oh yum! I have to try these. I’m sure they’d be a huge hit in my house.

Lee February 25, 2016 - 10:10 pm

Val this is my FAVORITE thing ever. OMG, cherry vanilla coke in a cupcake. I’m doing this, I think it’s above my skill set but I’m doing it anyway.


Jennifer February 25, 2016 - 10:26 pm

Those look really delicious. I could totally go for a cupcake right about now.

Jenn @ February 25, 2016 - 11:04 pm

Oh wow these sound amazing. I love the photography as well.

gingermommyrants February 26, 2016 - 12:04 am

These Cupcakes look so delicious. I will have to try this recipe on the weekend. My kids are going to love them.

dawn February 26, 2016 - 12:06 am

omg these cupcakes look wonderful. and the presentation is lovely.

Maggie Branch February 26, 2016 - 12:19 am

These cupcakes look wonderful! Not to mention the display is great. I bet these would be delicious!

Crystal February 26, 2016 - 12:34 am

A vanilla cherry coke is my favorite when we go out for burgers and fries. I am going to love this cupcake recipe. It’s a little piece of Americana in a wrapper!

Mistee Dawn February 26, 2016 - 3:25 am

Yum! These look and sound so delicious! I will have to try these! Awesome!

Amy Desrosiers February 26, 2016 - 11:52 am

These cupcakes are so pretty and perfect for parties. I love that they require such a unique ingredient.


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