Thursday, December 23, 2010

Red Velvet Cupcakes



Nothing says "HOLIDAY" like red velvet...am I right, or am I right? :)

We had our Christmas party at church last week, and one of the delicious treats I took to share were these cupcakes.

I make this next statement with seriousness eeking out of my fingertips; these are my favorite cupcakes in the entire world. My friend, Casey, has a sister who makes fan-stinking-tastic red velvet cupcakes, and for years now I thought hers took the cake (literally). Sorry to say, Casey, but your sis is going to have to step up her game to beat off these little devils. (I mean that in the nicest way, Case. You know I love ya.)

Ladies. Gentlemen. Take this recipe. Bake. Share with the world. World will be happier. Love will spread. Life will be good.

What You Need
1 pkg. red velvet cake mix
1 pkg. JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
1 pkg. Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 pkg. (16 oz.) powdered sugar (about 4 cups)** The recipe calls for 4 cups, but I actually only used 3 cups. It was plenty sweet!!**
1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping

Make it
1. Prepare
cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending dry pudding mix into batter before spooning into prepared muffin cups. Cool.
2.Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in sugar. Whisk in COOL WHIP. Spoon 1-1/2 cups into small freezer-weight resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Cut small corner off bottom of bag. Insert tip of bag into top of each cupcake to pipe about 1 Tbsp. frosting into center of cupcake.
3.Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting. . Keep refrigerated.
I garnished my cupcakes with these festive and edible snow flakes that Erin had put in my birthday box of presents. You could also shave little curls of white chocolate, use sprinkles, or create (or purchase) cupcake toppers. Of course, the cupcake is mind blowing enough on it's own...it doesn't really need anything else. :)

warning: These cupcakes are like crack. Eat one and you are addicted. Andre ate five in one day. If you know Andre, you know that him eating FIVE in one day would be the equivalent of me going without crafting for a year. If I hadn't seen it, I wouldn't have believed it.

Enjoy.

25 comments:

Vickie said...

OMGosh! If you had posted this last night I would.of made this for Christmas...they look so good !:)

Jules said...

Oh my! I will have to make these while I'm off or maybe your could bring some to book club next week:)

PS That is pretty mind blowing about Andre!

Claire said...

ummmmm...my stomach is yelling for me to make them!

Anonymous said...

What's up friends, its wonderful piece of writing on the topic of cultureand fully defined, keep it up all the time.

Have a look at my blog: or Extreme Fucking

Anonymous said...

Link exchange is nothing else however it is simply placing the other person's blog link on your page at suitable place and other person will also do same in favor of you.

Also visit my homepage Visit website

Anonymous said...

Great goods from you, man. I have understand your stuff previous to and
you're just extremely excellent. I really like what you've acquired here, certainly like what you're saying and the way in which you say it. You make it entertaining and you still take care of to keep it sensible. I can't wait to read much more from you.
This is actually a great site.

Anonymous said...

Howdy terrific website! Does running a blog such as this require a large amount of work?
I have absolutely no understanding of programming however I was hoping
to start my own blog in the near future. Anyhow, should you have any ideas
or tips for new blog owners please share. I understand this
is off topic however I simply needed to ask.
Cheers!

Feel free to visit my blog - [主页]

Anonymous said...

Hello, I enjoy reading all of your post. I like to write a little comment to support you.


Also visit my web blog: in adriijust

Anonymous said...

Greetings! Very useful advice in this particular article!
It is the little changes that will make the most important changes.

Thanks a lot for sharing!

Here is my web-site: http://Www.pornharvest.com/

Anonymous said...

Wow, this post is nice, my younger sister is analyzing these kinds of things,
so I am going to convey her.

Feel free to visit my homepage More Tips

Anonymous said...

I was suggested this blog by my cousin. I'm not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about my trouble. You're amazing!

Thanks!

my weblog :: http://pornharvest.com/index.php?m=2339530

Anonymous said...

Hey, I think your website might be having browser compatibility
issues. When I look at your blog in Firefox, it looks fine but when opening
in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping. I just wanted to
give you a quick heads up! Other then that, awesome blog!


Have a look at my website - visit

Anonymous said...

I know this site presents quality depending articles or reviews and extra
information, is there any other web site which
gives these things in quality?

Check out my blog; Read the Full Content

Anonymous said...

I know this if off topic but I'm looking into starting my own blog and was wondering what all is required to get setup? I'm assuming having
a blog like yours would cost a pretty penny? I'm not very internet savvy so I'm not 100%
sure. Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.
Cheers

my homepage sensual nubile brandy smile looks frisky on The floor as she plays with

Anonymous said...

Hello! Would you mind if I share your blog with
my facebook group? There's a lot of folks that I think would really appreciate your content. Please let me know. Cheers

my weblog :: http://pornharvest.com/index.php?m=2339491

Anonymous said...

Its not my first time to pay a visit this website, i am visiting this website dailly and obtain good
information from here all the time.

Also visit my blog post - conversational tone

Anonymous said...

Hi everyone, it's my first visit at this web site, and article is genuinely fruitful in support of me, keep up posting these types of articles or reviews.

Look into my blog post; see more

Anonymous said...

I read this paragraph fully regarding the difference of newest and previous technologies, it's remarkable article.

Feel free to surf to my web blog ... in sex vids

Anonymous said...

Hi there! This post couldn't be written much better! Looking at this post reminds me of my previous roommate! He always kept preaching about this. I'll forward this post to him.
Pretty sure he'll have a great read. I appreciate you for sharing!

Also visit my web page - please click the next web page

Anonymous said...

Excellent goods from you, man. I have understand your stuff previous to and you are just extremely excellent.

I actually like what you have acquired here, certainly like what you're stating and the way in which you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still take care of to keep it smart. I can't
wait to read much more from you. This is really a tremendous web site.


Also visit my web site: see more

Anonymous said...

When someone writes an article he/she keeps the thought of a user in his/her mind that how a user can understand it.

Therefore that's why this post is great. Thanks!

my web page: mouse click the following web page

Anonymous said...

What's up everyone, it's my first pay a visit at this website,
and piece of writing is actually fruitful in support of me, keep up posting these content.


Take a look at my web page i Thought About this

Anonymous said...

This is a great tip especially to those fresh to the blogosphere.

Brief but very precise info… Thanks for sharing this one.
A must read post!

Feel free to surf to my web blog ... click here

Anonymous said...

What i do not understood is in truth how you are not actually much more well-appreciated than you may be now.

You're very intelligent. You understand therefore considerably when it comes to this topic, made me for my part consider it from so many varied angles. Its like men and women are not involved unless it's something to accomplish with Girl gaga!
Your own stuffs excellent. At all times take care of it up!


Stop by my blog post: natalia fpresenting Natalia by voronin

Anonymous said...

Hey very nice site!! Man .. Beautiful ..
Superb .. I will bookmark your website and take the feeds additionally?
I'm glad to seek out numerous helpful information right here within the publish, we need develop more strategies on this regard, thanks for sharing. . . . . .

My web page: http://www.mumsnews.com/EnriqueEK

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...