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Update:  The winner is Robin from Little Pat of Butter!  But, Jenny from the beautiful food blog Purple House Dirt has generously offered her cupcake corer as a second prize.  Jenny has never used it and wanted it to have a good home.  Joy from Pastries by Joy won that corer (it’s just the corer, not the whole kit)!  Congrats to both of you!!

When I first heard about the cupcake corer, I thought that it had to be the most gimmicky product imaginable. For years now,  I’ve been happily coring cupcakes without ever using the term or the tool –  I just used a small paring knife.  But, as a recent convert to apple corers, when I was offered a free sample of the cupcake corer, I decided to give it a go.

Stick the corer in a cupcake and twist it a few times.
Cupcake innards come out in the corer.
It makes a perfect hole every time, ready for filling.

After using it, I still think the cupcake corer is hokey. However, it does actually make coring easier; and since the kit comes with two squeeze bottles with tips for filling and frosting (silly me, using that spoon) and an offset spatula, it would make a great gift for someone just getting started with cupcake baking.

The nice folks at Cuisipro have offered me a second cupcake corer to give away.  Yay!

How to Win a Cupcake Corer

I used my cupcake corer to fill the inside of my caramel cupcakes with more caramel.  For your chance to win, leave a comment telling me your favorite thing to fill cupcakes with.  For a second chance, become a Facebook fan and leave a comment on this post on Facebook telling me your second favorite cupcake filling (it must be a comment on this post, not just a comment on my wall).

The Fine Print

  • All entries must be in by Monday, September 13, 11:59 PM CDT.
  • Only two entries are allowed per person (one on Facebook and one on this blog).
  • Blog entries must include an email address or a link to profile with an email address.
  • I will randomly draw one winner and post the winner on this post on Sept. 14.
  • If I do not hear back from the winner within one week, I will draw a new winner.
  • Sorry, only readers in the continental United States are eligible to win.
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191 comments on “Cupcake Corer Giveaway”

  1. trangsays:

    OMG what a great idea. I could definitely use one of them babies. I bet it makes cupcake baking a cinch. Thanks for another great giveaway.
    picabo@gmail.com

  2. I like filling cupcakes with a vanilla cream filling!

  3. Stephsays:

    I totally need a cupcake corer! I like to fill my cupcakes with caramel or lemon curd. Yum!

  4. Boot ~Csays:

    I think so Maranatha dark chocolate & almond butter would be awesome in a yellow cupcake, or maybe homemade’ding dong’ type chocolate w/ vanilla creme filling. your caramel cupckes looked really good, btw!

  5. Megansays:

    I havent ever filled a cup cake… but im thinking creamy chocolate frosting would be divine!

  6. Megansays:

    im already a facebook fan (thats how I got here)… and my second thought about cupcake filling would be some strawberry or raspberry jelly…

  7. Emily Bsays:

    I like a whipped cream filling – any flavor!

  8. Elaine Hodgessays:

    I like to fill cupcakes with amaretto cream cheese

  9. Debbiesays:

    Well I have only made one type of filling before for cupcakes and that’s ganache, is there anything better than that? I would like to try putting some baked apples in a cupcake though and would defiantly need this corer to do that!

    PS Those caramel cupcakes will be in my dreams tonight., thanks!

  10. I have to agree with the Cream Cheese fans! Very yummy.

  11. my favorite cupcake filling is whipped cream… light, fluffy and sweet!

  12. Fill my cupcakes with strawberry jam, and top them with cream cheese frosting. Yum. thanks for the give away

  13. Fruit filling are my favorite, especially the berry variety.

  14. I love a cream cheese filling in red velvet and carrot cupcakes!

  15. My most successful filling, judged by comments of co-workers and guests at a party:

    Homemade Dulce de Leche

  16. I love custard so I would fill with custard and stack on slices of strawberry. Yum Yum

  17. Cerasays:

    I’d love to use some nutella frosting to fill it.

  18. So far, I really like making key lime pie cupcakes filled with a key lime marscapone filling. Sooo good!

  19. I love to fill my cupcakes with Nutella mousse! Yum!!

  20. Cathysays:

    Apple and cinnamon filling! yum!

  21. Beckybsays:

    Strawberry or raspberry filling! I’m a berry girl

  22. Beckysays:

    Strawberry or raspberry! I’m a berry girl.

  23. Beckysays:

    Strawberry or raspberry! I’m a berry girl.
    bakingandcookingataleoftwoloves.blogspot.com

  24. ashleysays:

    hmmm i would do a chocolate cupcake with a spicy(chiptole or something similiar) ganache filling in the middle.

    ana153@students.jwu.edu

  25. Clausalsays:

    I like nonsugar fruit jams a lot, and a mix-up of rainbow cookies with a jammy marzipan center inside a chocolate cupcake with sprinkled coconut on top.

  26. my favorite filling is peanut butter cream for chocolate cupcakes m’mm!!!

  27. Erinsays:

    I like filling my cupcakes with my home-made raspberry jam but also like fillings like strawberry, raspberry cream and lemon.

  28. Libbysays:

    My most favorite filling is a key-lime pie-type filling. Thick, tangy, and oh so amazing.

  29. Francescasays:

    My favorite cupcake filling is definitely chocolate ganache, but caramel is great, too :o)
    francesca_vitale8@hotmail.com

  30. chrissysays:

    I would definitely try your caramel cupcakes!!!
    dizzigrl@live.com

  31. Jessiesays:

    I’ve never filled a cupcake, but after seeing the caramel cupcakes, I’m drooling to try my hand at it. Maybe fiddle with it to make caramel apple cupcakes. Yum!

  32. That looks so cool! My favorite is raspberry jam!!

  33. Kaysays:

    I’ve never filled a cupcake but I really want to try and I’ve been thinking about buying a corer. I think my first attempt will be a chocolate ganache in a vanilla cupcake with raspberry frosting.

    kaitlin.dugan@gmail.com
    http://thekay-kery.blogspot.com/

  34. Scottsays:

    Marshmallow Fluff is a great filling in a chocolate cupcake with peanut butter frosting.

  35. Valeriesays:

    Chocolate cupcakes with raspberry jam filling, or white cupcakes with a lemon filling are my favorite.

  36. JudyRsays:

    I love filling my cupcakes with chocolate ganache.

  37. Vanessasays:

    I just filled some cupcakes last night with raspberry filling. It’s a crowd pleaser

  38. My favorite filling would have to be cream cheese with cherries!

  39. Not sure I have a favorite filling but I’m a big believer in filling my cupcakes with something. It give me a chance to play around with an additional flavor to make things even tastier! I tend to go for rich fillings like ganache, cream cheese, or pudding.

  40. Cream cheese filling! yum!

  41. I love a tart filling {lemon curd, key lime something or other} and a sweet frosting {cream cheese or something equally yummy!}

  42. Raspberry jam all the way! Yummy and fruity!

    katherineriker@gmail.com

  43. Yaelsays:

    I love filling chocolate cupcakes with a peanut butter cream filling! Yum!

  44. Katsays:

    My favorite filling is a mini Reese’s peanut butter cup, it melts slightly and people are in shock when they bite into the cupcake and find a hidden heavenly treat, it’s like finding a toy in the cereal box :)

  45. Shonnasays:

    I love all your cupcake ideas! My absolute favorite filling, though is the eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. I made my own wedding cake, and actually used this as the filling for one of the layers I love it so much!!!

  46. Gladyssays:

    First, wanted to say thank you for this giveaway!!! My favorite filling is “dulce de leche” which is similar to the caramel you made….but I used Argentinian Dulce de Leche…yummy!
    gldys0410@gmail.com

  47. Teresasays:

    My favorite filling has to be dulce de leche! I love how it seeps into every crevice of cake and then just sits there waiting to be bitten!

  48. skmac31says:

    I can’t decide between vanilla pudding or strawberry filling. Yum!

  49. Dawnsays:

    I’ve yet to try filling cupcakes but I would love to try a vanilla cream filling in a chocolate cupcake – much like the ones with a vanilla swirl on top. ;)

  50. My all time favorite filler is lemon curd!

  51. Rociosays:

    I love filling with dulce de leche…yummmmmmy!

  52. Tammysays:

    I like filling cupcakes with strawberry jam or dulce de leche. Yum!

  53. My first favorite filling would have to be… My peanut butter filling. My friends love it.

    http://cupcakeguy.blogspot.com

  54. Jansays:

    I love cream filled chocolate cupcakes so I guess my favorite filling would have to be marshmallow cream.

  55. I’d think the cupcake corer would cut the time down that it takes to core cupcakes. That would be worth it to me when I’m doing large batches (got the school bake sale next week).

    rachel @ tayloraccounts dot com

  56. Heathersays:

    One of my favorite things to fill a cupcake with is cookie dough! SO delicious. But I am reading from other people about cream cheese! I love cream cheese in pretty much any form so why haven’t I ever filled a cupcake with it! I love your blog by the way! It is very inspiring!

  57. Chrissays:

    I would make lemon cupcakes and fill them with lemon curd. My mouth is watering just typing this.

    Chris
    cquilt@gmail.com

  58. Chrissays:

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  59. I like ganache (although I have made a more truffle-like filling and baked it in) and raspberry jam (Paulaner all-fruit’s seedless raspberry). I want to try the caramel ones too. YUM!

  60. J.Reedsays:

    Coconut Cream pudding :)

  61. Anonymoussays:

    Yum! Filled cupcakes are so good. My favorite is a peanut butter filling or whipped cream.
    triciamarie1983@hotmail.com

  62. vivian macsays:

    I love ganache fillings! Especially in cupcakes topped with meringue.

    mercedesbenz431@optonline.net

  63. lydwychsays:

    peanut butter filling or marshmallow fluff!

  64. Cathysays:

    It is so sad….I have never filled a cupcake before. But I would love to try!

  65. Marshmallow fluff mixed with cream cheese is a good filling!

  66. Megsays:

    Cream cheese & fluff! So yummy!

  67. ahammelsays:

    I like filling my cupcakes with either cream cheese icing or choc buttercream! hammel@vnet.net

  68. Karasays:

    I am terrible at coring cupcakes the old fashioned way, so I don’t tend to fill that many. However, this caramel cupcake makes me want to core some cupcakes. Mmmm, caramel.

  69. I’d love to try a “molten” chocolate cupcake!

  70. Margsays:

    I’ve only done peanut butter cups, the idea for nutella sounds great!

    mmtyler @ gmail.com

  71. Patricesays:

    I always use a knife to core my cupcakes, but this looks so much easier. I think my favorite fillings that I have done so far are chocolate or coconut.

  72. Katesays:

    Favorite is a peanut butter filling. Always unexpected, it’s good in chocolate cupcakes or in berry cupcakes (for a PBJ type feel)

  73. Triciasays:

    I’m all about the curds. I love that tangy, pucker that you get when you bite into a lemon cupcake filled with lemon curd!

  74. I’m personally a big fan of cream cheese filling. It’s not original, but so delicious.

  75. Marysays:

    Chocolate whiskey ganache filling! (And please don’t discount me because I live in Alaska. I am visiting my parents in the Lower 48 in two months and can have my prize mailed to them!)

  76. Kamiesays:

    Instant turtle pudding mixed well with whipped cream and pecans. Nom!

    agileboom@gmail.com

  77. Those look like so much fun! I must admit I’ve never cored a cupcake! Embarrassing i know! :) But I do love cream cheese filling! :)

  78. Anonymoussays:

    OMG…my favorite is red velvet cake with vanilla cream filling. To die for!

    thanks
    tiffanyannrosson at yahoo dot com

  79. Jensays:

    I love filling cupcakes but it would be nice to have something faster than the paring knife when I’m doing a bunch. My favorite filling – lemon curd – so good.

  80. robinsays:

    too cute! i’ve never filled a cupcake before, but it was because i didn’t know how to get the hole in it perfectly. would love to win these!

  81. Hollysays:

    I’ve only done one cupcake with filling and that was watermelon jam!!! Everyone who tried them loved the surprise in the middle :) Totally wish I had this cupcake cored when I made these it would have made things 10 times easier!!!!

  82. Suesays:

    I don’t think I’ve ever met a filling I didn’t like. I think maybe a gen-u-wine, old fashioned custard would be tops. Although I would be more than willing to try everybody’s suggestions. They all sound wonderful.

  83. Cherloosays:

    I love filling cuppycakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream so omg to die for delicious!!
    cher_theblondeprincess@hotmail.com

  84. Jennifer Vegasays:

    Chocolate cupcakes with carmel filling : )

    jennifer.vega21@yahoo.com

  85. Anonymoussays:

    My family loves my Boston Cream Cupcakes. I’d use the corer to fill the cupcakes with vanilla pudding. thanks. rosem@century21landmrk.com

  86. Nansays:

    I like to stuff mine with mousse per “Better than Sex” cupcakes instructions. :D

  87. Kellysays:

    I typically fill my cupcakes with classic chocolate ganache or rich vanilla cream cheese frosting!

  88. Dulce de leche. Always dulce de leche (nothing else will do).

  89. Dulce de leche. Always dulce de leche (nothing else will do).

  90. Dulce de leche. Always dulce de leche (nothing else will do).

  91. Dulce de leche. Always dulce de leche (nothing else will do).

  92. heathersays:

    I like filling my cupcakes with a blueberry compote.

  93. Joysays:

    I would totally fill cupcakes with a peanut butter filling. Oh I would love one.

  94. I like to fill my lemon poundcake cupcakes with strawberry frosting!

  95. Nataliesays:

    ahh I need this! I am so terrible at coring cupcakes…and I like to fill with ganache :)

  96. I would love to win this to fill my cupcakes with carmel. I’ve posted your Key Lime Cupcake Recipe on my blog, http://www.tailgategoddess.blogspot.com. Thanks for the giveaway!

  97. Shellysays:

    I think I would DEFINITELY have to go with something peanut buttery…yummy!!

  98. This looks awesome. I love things that make life easier! I love fruit fillings!

  99. I like to make a thick chocolate cupcake using brownie batter and then filling it with a mint-flavored cheesecake filling.

  100. Jennsays:

    My favorite filling is either chocolate or strawberry! mmmm! Fun giveaway!
    jennshell678@yahoo.com

  101. I am new to cupcake baking and as my favourite flavour is passionfruit I would like to try a passionfruit curd-like filling. I bought myself some piping bags today and now I obviously need a cupcake corer!

  102. What a neat gadget! I would love to have one for my lemon cupcakes! Love your blog.
    nikkifthomas@gmail.com

  103. Lindasays:

    I’m always looking for an easy method to core cupcakes, and this looks like a pretty nifty solution. My favorite filling – lemon curd.

  104. Jacisays:

    I love to make cupcakes but have never fill them. Would love to win this and give filling them a try

  105. my fave thing to fill cupcakes with is jam!! all kinds. Thanks for the giveaway!

    ilean811[AT]hotmail.com

  106. I would make blueberry cupcakes and fill it with fresh blueberries!

  107. Katiesays:

    Chocolate cupcake filled with peanut butter buttercream and chocolate frosting.

  108. This looks like such an awesome giveaway! I love filling cupcakes with strawberry jam – yum! :)

    E-mail: kimcheese@gmail.com

  109. Personally, I don’t fill cupcakes with stuff. I just stuff my face with cupcakes. However, I have thought about trying it and wasn’t sure where to start. If I were to fill cupcakes, I would probably start with a chocolate mousse or a creamy caramel. – F. Bear Slippers
    fuzzybearslippers@gmail.com

  110. Nancysays:

    I would love to make cupcakes like the hostess cupcakes.

  111. Lorisays:

    A great idea. I was going to fill cupcakes today but the thought of it…ugh. If I had that little thing we would have ahd filled cupcakes tonight. I use a knife currently.

  112. Emilysays:

    I’ve never actually made filled cupcakes before, strangely enough, but I think Cookies and Cream cupcakes with Oreo Cream Cheese Frosting as a filling would be really good for some reason.

    e.e.den@hotmail.com

  113. Sherrysays:

    I like filling cupcakes with raspberry jam and nutella. :)

  114. Mariasays:

    Lemon pudding sure tastes good.

  115. Sarahsays:

    I love filling chocolate cupcakes with raspberry sauce.

  116. Laurasays:

    Depends on the cupcake… Dulce de leche in banana, peanut butter buttercream in chocolate, lime curd in coconut…

  117. Kerrysays:

    My favorite would be rich, creamy peanut butter frosting! kerry.kassie@gmail.com

  118. My favorite filling is chocolate whisky ganache! :) ellie.delancey@gmail.com

  119. Virginiasays:

    This corer certainly looks like a Cool Tool. I fill with mini M&Ms that have been mixed with a peanut butter frosting inside of a Deep Chocolate Cake. The M&Ms are tiny enough to fit through the right size tip, this gadget would certainly fit the bill.
    VirgSJB@aol.com

  120. Taylorsays:

    This would be perfect for making old-school Ding-dong type cupcakes with tasty cream filling. Yum!

  121. I’ve actually never cored a cupcake… but vanilla cream filling sounds great. Or any whipped filling. YUM!

  122. Sarahsays:

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  123. Just found your blog and LOVE it! I like to fill mine with cookie dough- oh yea!

  124. Jamiesays:

    Caramel all the way! :-)

  125. I like fruit fillings the best. They add extra flavor without all the sweetness of additional icing.

  126. Love to fill them with strawberry jam!!

  127. Jaseysays:

    What’s better than raspberry?

  128. Julissasays:

    Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. Nothing better!

  129. Kristensays:

    Vanilla bean cupcakes with Boston Cream filling and chocolate topping… mmmmm

  130. I would put a creamy mint filling in a chocolate cupcake! Yum!

  131. Triciasays:

    I’m afraid to admit that I have never filled a cupcake…it has worked the other way around…cupcakes filled me. With this gizmo, I could have tons of fun.

  132. My favorite thing to fill cupcakes with is my mean Irish whiskey ganache. I use this in my Irish car bomb cupcakes. Beer cake with Whiskey ganache filling and the best baileys frosting in the world!!!

  133. JBsays:

    I like to fill my cupcakes with homemade buttercream icing. I’d love to try caramel though!

    redheadrockstarJB (at) gmail (dot) com

  134. My favorite filling is a buttercream that has been whipped together with any type of fruit puree (strawberry, peach, raspberry, etc)

  135. I love cream cheese! Chocolate ganache is also so yummy!

    luckysluna(at)yahoo(dot)com

  136. Hewgangsays:

    chocolate ganache…yummy!

  137. I really like to fill cupcakes with light tiramisu :D :D

  138. I have never filled a cupcake with anything, but I certainly think I would like to try it. This gadget sounds great!

    ruthaw_1974@yahoo.com

  139. I like you on facebook.

    I think I’d like to try a peanut butter filling in my cupcakes.

    ruthaw_1974@yahoo.com

  140. I am going with the cream cheese filling!
    Have a great week-end!

  141. Mary-Francessays:

    Peanut butter.

  142. Lemon cream in a raspberry cupcake! Yum!

  143. Chocolate ganache. Mmmmmm! Thanks for the giveaway!

  144. I love making smores cupcakes and filling them with marshmallow creme. Decadant!

  145. I LOVE Chocolate filling with a mocha frosting on a white cupcake!! :) Yummy!!

  146. Arielsays:

    Mmmm. Cream cheese anything. :)

  147. Anonymoussays:

    I love vanilla cream as a filling. It is my favorite of all time and then topped with vanilla butter cream frosting.

  148. Queesays:

    yum..crean cheese, PB, chocoalte, caramel, raspberry.

  149. Cassidysays:

    I think chocolate ganache would be great in a cupcake!

  150. Lindsaysays:

    Nutella!!!!! I love to fill nutter butter cupcakes with Nutella!

    lmullen02@gmail.com

  151. Anonymoussays:

    I would love to try this, it looks awesome..himga@yahoo.com

  152. Mariahsays:

    I will fill pretty much anything with chocolate ganache.

  153. Peanut Butter! hands down, probably the best flavor to be combined with anything in my opinion!

  154. GiGisays:

    I would definitely fill cupcakes with Nutella. Yum.

  155. LoLoAsays:

    I like chocolate cupcakes filled with cannoli cream.

  156. Neilsays:

    mmmmmmmmmmmm raspberry jam

  157. Katrinasays:

    I would LOVE this giveaway, I always wish I had better ways to frost cupcakes. For filling–my favorite would have to be chocolate ganache.

  158. I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to have a cup cake filler!! I think my first project would be to do cupcakes filled with cheese cake… my two favorite things!! nom nom!!

    Thanks for the opportunity!!

  159. cnelanesays:

    raspberry jam for sure!

  160. Kerrysays:

    i love to fill cupcakes with mousse. it just makes them so much more decadant.
    crazylittlemermaid@hotmail.com

  161. Anything!
    If I have to choose, I’ll say cream cheese.

  162. Tawnysays:

    I’ve only made filled cupcakes once before and they were chocolat chip cookie dough cupcakes which were delicious!
    -Tawny @The Year of The Cookie

  163. Jessicasays:

    My favorite thing to fill a cupcake with is vanilla or chocolate custard!! YUM!

  164. Satyasays:

    i am truly inspired by ur blog…today i made the first muffin of my life … the champagne grape muffin..then i started to search about muffins n i found ur blog : )

  165. Jocelynsays:

    My favorite filling would be any type of coffee-flavored cream.

    email: zkgentlesins@yahoo.com

  166. Suzannesays:

    I love filling lemon cupcakes with raspberry filling! zan30@optilink.us

  167. Amysays:

    My favorite thing to fill cupcakes with is lemon curd. Already a facebook fan! How fun!

  168. dreatritsays:

    I love using a Nutella mousse or a great chocolate cupcake filled with whipped cream made with vanilla bean paste.
    dreatrit@yahoo.com

  169. Andrea T.says:

    i love dark chocolate ganache!
    andreahorvath22@hotmail.com

  170. My favorite filling is dulce de leche. I would love to win this!

  171. I just became a fan on fb too

  172. I don’t know what my favorite it as I haven’t tried filling cupcakes yet. But I’m thinking peanut butter or jams or other yummy stuff like that would be great!
    Meliss_Nelson@yahoo.com

  173. Ashleysays:

    I love filling cupcakes with Cherry filling. I also would love to try making Irish Car Bomb cupcakes with an irish cream filling

  174. Anonymoussays:

    Would love, love, love to try this gadget!
    gandee9@hotmail.com

  175. mistydiannsays:

    I dont usually fill cupcakes, but I have a peanut butter cream cheese frosting that would be yummy.

  176. I would use this device to fill my cupcake with tiny little ninjas-
    cupcake warriors passing out cupcakes to the weary and sweet-toothed…because,
    a cupcake will make IT better.

    Or maybe I’d use it to get my sister into the cupcake..the cupcake door is a little tricky to squeeze in…
    :*)
    camshanahan@gmail.com

  177. Mmmm, a dark, rich chocolate ganache is delish hidden inside a cupcake!

  178. Nikisays:

    I haven’t actually filled cupcakes before, I’ve always been a little nervous about it.

  179. Sarahsays:

    I would love to fill cupcakes with some type of banana filling. I love banana cream pie and when I can incorporate those flavors into anything, I do! :)

  180. I think a cream cheese icing would be divine.

  181. What a GREAT idea! Truly one of those, “I wish I’d thought of that!” moments when I saw this!

    Thanks you for the give-away. I LOVE filling my cupcakes, especially vanilla ones with Raspberry jam! I love jam!!

  182. Twinklesays:

    What a great product to use for fillings! I LOVE fillings!

  183. Kristensays:

    I think this is an awesome idea! Even if I don’t win, this baby’s going on a wishlist somewhere lol

    Let’s see… a friend earlier mentioned on facebook that her son wants a blueberry marshmallow pie. Inspired by some kids’ show. I’d like to try a blueberry cupcake with marshmallow filling.

    Or a vanilla filling. You can never go wrong with vanilla :)

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