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Red Velvet Cream Filled Cupcakes

Gale Gand, a nationally acclaimed pastry chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality, likes to fill and frost cupcakes so that you get delicious frosting with every bite.

Ingredients

Serves: 30

Serving Size: 1 cupcake

    Red Velvet Cream Filled Cupcakes:


  • Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:

Directions
20 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Cupcakes, mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Mix in sour cream, milk, food color and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until just blended. Do not overbeat. Spoon batter into 30 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full.

  • Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.

  • For the Frosting, beat cream cheese, butter, sour cream and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth.

  • Make an indentation in the center of each cupcake using the handle of a wooden spoon or a straw, making sure not to break through bottom of cupcake. Spoon about 3/4 cup Frosting into resealable plastic bag. Cut a small piece off one of the bottom corners of bag. Pipe about 1 teaspoon Frosting into each cupcake. Spread top of cupcakes with remaining Frosting. Sprinkle with Red Colored Sugar.

Cooking tip

Sprinkle cupcakes with Red Colored Sugar for a sparkling finish.

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Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 292Cholesterol: 64mg
  • Sodium: 181mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 43g

Ratings & Reviews: 2

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Comments

  • Sherri P. on 07/28/2014

    I have tried to print this recipe 2 different ways, & for some reason the "directions" (page 2) won't print!! well, actually a page 2 prints, only it is blank. So what is the problem?? This sounds like a good recipe, but without directions, it is unusable.

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  • Tommie T. on 03/18/2014

    These are so simple to make and are one of my husband's favorite cupcakes.

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