Christmas Cupcakes

Beautiful Red Velvet Cupcakes will be the hit of the dinner party!

Preparation 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 0:40


    For the Red Velvet Cupcakes

    • 4 eggs
    • 3/4 cup superfine sugar
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 2 tablespoons buttermilk
    • 1 teaspoon vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) red food coloring
    • 3/4 cup cake flour
    • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    For the Frosting

    • 8 oz Cream Cheese
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 4 tablespoons butter
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • Sugar Crystals, optional
    • Fondant Circles
    • Sugared Cranberries


    Bake the Cupcakes

    1. Begin by preheating the oven to 350. Place liners into the cupcake pan.
    2. Beat eggs with whisk attachment for 5 minutes.
    3. Slowly add oil and sugar, beating well then add buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla, and red food coloring.
    4. Switch to the paddle attachment and add dry ingredients, beating until combined.
    5. Using an ice cream scoop, measure the batter into the cupcake liners.
    6. Bake for 15 minutes.
    7. Set aside and cool.

    Prepare your frosting.

    1. Combine all ingredients until desired consistency is reached. Put in a pipping bag fitted with a Wilton 1M tip. Frost the cupcakes and decorate with some white sugar sprinkles. Set aside.

    Prepare the fondant topping.

    1. Take your 2" fondant circle and add a touch of corn syrup. Attach 3 sugared cranberries and a leaf. Place the fondant circle on top of frosting.


    Recipe Notes

    Cupcake and Frosting recipe from SprinkleBakes: Dessert Recipes to Inspire Your Inner Artist

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