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The Best Red Velvet Caramel Cupcakes

by Nellie

This is the Best Red Velvet Caramel Cupcakes recipe you will ever find! This recipe features a delicious red velvet cupcake with a caramel filling.

Does red velvet and caramel taste good together?

Absolutely! This recipe is the perfect combination of red velvet and caramel. The cupcakes are moist and fluffy, with a hint of cocoa and buttermilk that really bring out the flavors. The caramel filling is smooth, rich, and sugary, with just the right amount of sweetness. Together the two flavors create a unique sweet treat that your friends and family will love.

The best part about this recipe is that it’s easy to make. You don’t need any special ingredients or tools–just a basic cupcake tin and you likely already have everything in your pantry!

What ingredients do you need for these Valentine’s Day cupcakes?

Ingredients

  • For cupcakes
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large beaten egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • red food coloring

Filling

  • 4 tbsp salted caramel
  • For cream hat
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Where can you serve these valentine cupcakes?

These delicious red velvet caramel cupcakes are perfect for any special occasion. They make a great addition to any Valentine’s Day celebration, but they can also be served at birthdays, anniversaries, or just as an everyday treat! Serve the cupcakes with tea, coffee, or a glass of cold milk to complete the experience. You can also give them as a homemade gift to someone special.

So if you’re looking for a unique and tasty dessert, these Red Velvet Caramel Cupcakes are just the right choice! Enjoy!

Can I make these cupcakes without using food coloring?

Yes, you can. Simply leave out the red food coloring and use your favorite natural food dye if desired. You can also leave out the caramel filling for a more traditional red velvet cupcake flavor. The result will be equally delicious!

Will these cupcakes keep well?

Yes, these cupcakes should stay fresh at room temperature for up to three days in an airtight container. However, they should be consumed within a day or two of baking for the best flavor and texture. If you have any leftovers, store them in the refrigerator for up to four days.

Are these cupcakes good for classroom parties?

Yes, these red velvet caramel cupcakes are a great option for classroom parties. They are easy to make and serve, which makes them ideal for large groups. Plus, the sweetness of these cupcakes will be a hit with both kids and adults alike!

Can I use a different type of caramel filling?

Yes, you can use a different type of caramel filling if desired. You could use homemade caramel or store-bought dulce de leche instead. Both will work well in this recipe and add a delicious flavor to the cupcakes.

Can I make these cupcakes vegan?

Yes, you can easily make these cupcakes vegan. Simply substitute the egg for a flaxseed egg, and use plant-based milk such as soy or almond in place of the buttermilk. You can also use vegan cream cheese and whipped cream for the topping.

With this Best Red Velvet Caramel Cupcake Recipe, you’ll be sure to wow your friends and family with a delicious dessert that everyone will love.

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The Best Red Velvet Caramel Cupcakes
Yield: 12 CUPCAKES

The Best Red Velvet Caramel Cupcakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

T´╗┐hese amazing red velvet caramel cupcakes are so good for valentine's day or anytime!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large beaten egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • red food coloring
  • Filling
  • 4 tbsp salted caramel
  • For cream hat
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 360F. Pour flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder into a deep bowl.
  2. Thoroughly mix everything with a whisk to get homogeneous dry ingredients.
  3. In another bowl, mix buttermilk, vegetable oil, and egg.
  4. Add coloring to the liquid ingredients and mix until there are no lumps left.
  5. Add dry ingredients to the bowl of wet ingredients, stir until fully combined.
  6. Place paper cups in a cupcake pan and fill each cup with batter to the top half an inch. Bake at 360F for 20 minutes.
  7. To check the readiness of the cupcake, pierce it with a wooden skewer - it should remain dry.
  8. Remove the finished cupcakes from the oven, let them cool, then cut off the tops and remove the middle to place the caramel inside.
  9. It is most convenient to place the caramel inside the cupcake using a piping bag.
  10. To make the cream, pour the whipping cream into a bowl, add the powdered sugar, cream cheese, and vanilla.
  11. Beat with a mixer until a thick, fluffy, homogeneous cream is obtained.
  12. Transfer the cream to a piping bag fitted with a cream scoop. Spread the cream on top of the cupcakes. Decorate additionally with candy sprinkles.

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 263Total Fat 19gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 53mgSodium 143mgCarbohydrates 21gFiber 0gSugar 14gProtein 3g

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