Apricot Filled Cupcakes

close up of the inside of a vanilla protein cupcake filled with apricot preserves, with sugar free cream cheese frosting and chocolate shavings on top

Makes 12 cupcakes

Cupcake ingredients:

1 package Proteinfull Baking Classic Yellow Cake Mix
2/3 cup water
3 large eggs, beaten
3 tablespoons oil or unsweetened applesauce

Filling ingredients:

1/4 cup apricot preserves
a dash of ground cinnamon

Shown with our Cream Cheese Frosting recipe.


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (use an oven thermometer for best results). Set up paper cupcake liners in a 12-cavity cupcake pan, then spray the liners with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine cake mix with water, eggs, and oil. Mix just until no lumps remain.
  3. Bake at 325°F for 18-21 minutes. Remove from oven as soon as a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  4. Once cupcakes are cool, make the filling by mixing apricot preserves with cinnamon.
  5. Scoop out the top of each cupcake, and spoon in 1 teaspoon filling. Replace cupcake top. 
  6. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting, and enjoy! Store refrigerated.

Nutrition (prepared with oil)
Serving: 1/12 recipe (unfrosted), Calories: 117, Fat: 5.5g, Chol: 55mg, Sodium: 155mg, Carbohydrates: 18g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 6g, Added Sugar: 5.3g, Erythritol: 7g, Protein: 7.5g, Net Carbs: 7g.

Nutrition (prepared with applesauce)
Serving: 1/12 recipe (unfrosted), Calories: 92, Fat: 2g, Chol: 55mg, Sodium: 155mg, Carbohydrates: 19g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 7g, Added Sugar: 5.3g, Erythritol: 7g, Protein: 7.5g, Net Carbs: 8g.

Let's get baking! Buy our Classic Yellow Protein Cake Mix to make this Apricot Filled Cupcakes. 

front view of Keto-friendly Protein Cake Mix package in Classic Yellow flavor. package is red with a slice of yellow layer cake with whipped cream and strawberries