Monday, January 20, 2014

Hidden Heart Red Velvet Cupcakes

 
  
My husband made a very disturbing confession this week.
He doesn't like red velvet cake!!
*stunned silence*

I thought I knew this man!
You can imagine my distress at this revelation.
We may have to go to therapy to get past it.

In the meantime, the kids and I will enjoy these Hidden Heart Red Velvet Cupcakes.
The frosting heart inside the cupcake is a fun surprise
and they make a great Valentine's Day treat!

 What You Will Need:
 Red Velvet Cupcakes with tops cut off
small heart cookie cutter
cream cheese frosting
confectioners' sugar in a sifter


Center your heart cookie cutter on the cupcake and press down.
Use a spoon to scoop out the cake inside the heart.
Eat the cake scraps.


Fill the heart cavity with cream cheese frosting.
(You can fill a ziploc bag with frosting and snip off the corner.)


Trace your heart cookie cutter on a piece of paper.
Cut out the paper heart and center it on a cupcake top.
Use a sifter to sprinkle powdered sugar over the cupcake top.
Carefully remove the paper heart.


 Place the tops back on your cupcakes and enjoy!


Happy Valentine's Day!
 
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Another fun Valentine treat idea...

Conversation Heart Cupcake Toppers
http://birdonacake.blogspot.com/2012/01/conversation-heart-cupcake-toppers.html

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13 comments:

  1. I love these Red Velvet Cupcakes!
    They are perfect for Valentines Day!

    Have a wonderful week!

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  2. I'm not a fan of red velvet, either. But these are really cute. :-)

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  3. Awww these are lovely! Might have to try these next month for Valentine's day! xxx

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  4. terimakasih atas informasinya. sukses selalu

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  5. OMG I LOVE red velvet cake and I LOVE these cupcakes....just gave this great post a shout out! Happy Thursday!

    http://www.4you-withlove.com/2014/02/22-valentines-day-desserts.html

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  6. I love the idea of having a shape to fill the cupcake, and the heart makes them super festive! Definitely going to try these!!!

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  7. Woah, love this idea and it's super cute but you can't make cupcakes out of your red velvet bundt cake recipe. I've made that cake several times ( and LOVE it btw) and the cup cake that you bake with it to make the garnish always comes out flat and crispy. No biggie when making the cake I just take the top off and crumble the rest for the garnish but I dont think it'll work for straight up cupcakes. Do you have a different recipe for the cupcakes?

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  8. I love this idea, so simple but so effective!

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