Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

red velvet cheesecake cupcake Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and what better way to woo your beloved than by baking some decadent Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes. Yeah, you heard it right! A mouthful of delectable goodness, which is a combination of red velvet cake and cheesecake in the form of a cupcake. And to make it even more awesome, we are going to top it off with cream cheese frosting. Sounds delicious, right?

Although it may sound a little complicated, you will be surprised to find out how easy it is to make this if you just follow the steps accordingly. Since this recipe makes around 25 cupcakes depending on the size of your baking pan, Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day is an excellent idea, as you can store these and snack on them while watching a romantic movie or by having a little picnic.

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

Ingredients and Whatnot

  • All purpose flour: 2 1/2 cups
  • Sugar: 1 3/4 cups
  • Cocoa powder: 1 tbsp
  • Salt: 1 tsp
  • Baking soda: 1 tsp
  • Eggs: 2, at room temperature
  • Oil: 1 cup
  • Milk: 1 cup
  • Vinegar: 1 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract: 1 tsp
  • Red food coloring: 4 tbsp
  • Cream cheese: 2 packets of 8 oz each, softened at room temperature
  • Sugar: 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla extract: 1/2 tsp
  • Eggs: 2, at room temperature
  • Cream cheese: 1 packet of 8 oz, softened
  • Butter: 1/2 cup, softened
  • Powdered/Icing/Confectioner's Sugar: 4 cups
  • Vanilla extract: 1 tsp
  • A whisk, preferably automatic
  • 2 cupcake pans
  • cupcake liners
  • pastry bag with any tip of your choice

Instructions

  1. Line the cupcake pans with liners and preheat the oven to a temperature of 350 degrees F.
  2. First we will make the red velvet cake batter. Mix all the dry ingredients mentioned and keep aside.
  3. In another bowl, we will whisk the eggs and add the rest of the liquid ingredients to it, blending it well.
  4. Take this liquid mixture and add it to the dry mixture we made in step 2. Keep whisking till all the ingredients are blended well. Scoop 2 tbsp of this mixture and place it inside the cupcake liner.
  5. Next we will make the cheesecake batter. Mix all the ingredients by whisking it together. Place 1 or 2 tbsp of this mixture on top of the red velvet cake batter in the pan.
  6. Bake for 16 to 18 min and place them on a cooling rack.
  7. Prepare the frosting by whisking cream cheese and butter till it gets a soft, creamy texture. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla in small amounts gradually to incorporate well into the frosting. Mix well till it is smooth.
  8. Once the cupcakes have completely cooled down, put the frosting mixture in a piping bag and start making swirls, roses, hearts or any frosting design you want on the cupcakes. (This is an optional step but it makes your cakes look pretty and after all it is Valentine's Day!)
  9. Your cupcakes are ready to be served.
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You may store the cupcakes in the freezer and frost them later if you want. And since you can bake these in advance, just relax and enjoy a perfect romantic evening with the special person in your life and have these gorgeous Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day.

The Best Red Velvet Cake Recipe

red velvet cake Red velvet cake is one of my favorite cakes. People love this cake because it looks cool and tastes amazing. It will be great if you are able to make a delicious red velvet cake from your own house. And look at this, you lucky duck, I’m sharing with you the best red velvet cake recipe that I know of.

The Best Red Velvet Cake Recipe

The Best Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Ingredients and Whatnot

  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup of the vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 oz. red food colorants
  • 1 tsp white distilled vinegar
  • half cup of plain hot coffee

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degree
  2. In medium bowl, you need to whisk all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, and salt. Separate the combination with the rest
  3. In large bowl, try to combine all sugar and the vegetable oil.
  4. Combine eggs, vanilla extract, buttermilk, and the red food colorants. It is important to mix them together. You can mix them together by using whisk. Make sure that the red colors are dispersed completely.
  5. Combine the hot coffee with the white distilled vinegar.
  6. Combine all wet ingredients with the dry ingredients at this step. Try to mix them slowly in order to make sure that they are completely mixed together.
  7. Pour some batters evenly to the pan. It is important to make sure that the batter is spread evenly on the pan
  8. Bake the batter in the middle rack of your oven for around 40 minutes. You should not bake the cake more than 40 minutes because it will make overcooked cake.
  9. Let the cake cool on the cooling rack until the pan can be touched easily. This process is very important to let the cake settle down and create a good texture.
  10. Use a knife to remove the cake from the pan. You have to do this step very carefully to make sure that you do not damage the texture of the cake. Try to use a kitchen knife or spatula to remove the whole cake from the pan.
  11. Remove the red velvet cakes from the pan carefully.
  12. Let the cakes cool for a little while before decorating the cake with some decorations.
  13. Decor the cake with some cream cheese or icing decorations when the cakes are cool enough. It is important to decor the cake once it is cooled completely. Some cake decorations are able to melt when they are used on the hot cake.
  14. Enjoy your delicious red velvet cake
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Red Velvet Cake Pop Recipe

valentine's day red velvet cake pops It’s delicious! It’s fun! And it’s easy to make! Over the past few years, red velvet cake pops have been a hit on all kinds of parties, whether it be in children’s parties, weddings, birthdays or any kind of event! And with Valentine’s day fast approaching, there has never been a better time to try this little recipe. The taste of red velvet cake pops is so mouth-watering and delicious that guests will keep on asking for more. You can even make a profit out of it by supplying them to parties.

That being said, here is an easy red velvet cake pops recipe that you can easily follow.

Red Velvet Cake Pop Recipe

Red Velvet Cake Pop Recipe

Ingredients and Whatnot

  • 18 ¼ ounces of red velvet cake mix
  • 12 ounces of cream cheese frosting
  • Candy coating of your choice, about 48 ounces
  • Lollipop sticks (preferably paper lollipop sticks)
  • Sprinkles, nuts and other decorations

Instructions

  1. Follow the instructions on the red velvet cake mix box and bake it. Once it is baked let it cool down.
  2. Once the red velvet cake is cold enough, crumble it into fine pieces and place it in a large bowl.
  3. Fold the cream cheese frosting into the cake crumbles. Use the back of a spoon to do this. A spatula may be too soft for this job.
  4. If the mixture is soft enough, take a portion of the mixture and roll it into a ball with a 1 ½ inch diameter. If the mixture does not hold into place, then this means you need to add more cream cheese frosting.
  5. Cover the balls with plastic wrap
  6. Place the covered balls in the refrigerator and let it stay there for 2 - 3 hours. If you are rushing this preparation, you may place it in a freezer for 15 minutes.
  7. Choose the color of your candy coating and place it in a microwavable bowl and let it melt. Make sure you stir it every 30 seconds.
  8. Take a Styrofoam block and place it on wax paper. Take your lollipop sticks and poke it in the red velvet pops. If they don't stick, then dip the lollipop stick slightly on the melted candy to act as candy glue.
  9. Dip the cake pop into the melted candy and let it dry by letting it stand in the Styrofoam block.
  10. Be creative and decorate the cake pops with sprinkles of your choice.
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Some Tips to Help You Out!

If you are having a hard time looking for ready-made cream cheese frosting, you can simply mix cream cheese frosting with heavy whip cream. Use an electric mixer to whip the cream cheese until it is fluffy and then add the heavy cream and whip them together.

To make the presentation of your cake pops better, use ribbons that you can tie to your lollipop sticks. You can even make faces on the cake pops by using chocolate droplets as eyes and sprinkles as hair. You can also make cake pop animals which are perfect for children’s parties.

There are red candy coating blocks that you can melt as well. If you use red as candy coating, guests can easily figure out that you are serving red velvet cake pops!

This will also be a great activity for the kids to do! Enjoy and have fun baking your Valentines Day cake pops!