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Red Velvet Roll Cake

 

 

I just wanted to show you this cake and where I got the recipes from. It’s a gorgeous red velvet cake roll with the best cream cheese frosting. You’ll want to make this at least everyone Valentine’s Day.

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I used this cake recipe and this recipe for cream cheese frosting.

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Enjoy!

Chocolate Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

So, I’ve been searching for the best chocolate cupcake recipe and I’m pretty sure that I’ve finally found the one. It’s “The Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes” by Brown Eyed Baker. That’s the recipe for the cupcakes I used.  The frosting is absolutely delicious! Creamy, tangy, warm and cinnamon-y; the perfect compliment to the chocolate cupcakes.

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

1 (8-oz) package cream cheese, room temperature

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/4  teaspoon vanilla extract

3/4 cup heavy whipping cream

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Recipe: Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Beat cream cheese until smooth. Sift in powdered sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon.

Whip in the heavy whipping until the frosting is of a pipe-able consistency.

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Enjoy!

Red Velvet Cupcakes

These red velvet cupcakes paired with this cream cheese frosting are absolutely to die for! The cupcake comes from Joy the Baker and is a gorgeous dark red and the frosting is delicious 🙂 I thought I’d make these cupcakes for you guys because red velvet isn’t just for Valentine’s Day anymore- it’s also for the Fourth of July!

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Ingredients: Red Velvet Cupcakes (from here)

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1 egg, room temperature

3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tablespoons red food coloring

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 and 1/2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar

Cream Cheese Frosting (from here)

2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, at room temperature

1 cup powdered sugar

2 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 and 1/3 cups cold heavy whipping cream

Recipe: Red Velvet Cupcakes

Place a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat oven to 350F and line a cupcake tin.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fit with a paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about three minutes.

Turn mixer to high and add the egg. Scrape down the bowl and beat until well incorporated.

In a separate bowl mix together cocoa, vanilla and red food coloring to make a thick paste. Add to the batter, mixing thoroughly until completely combined.

Turn mixer to low and slowly add half of the buttermilk. Add half of the flour and salt and mix until combined. Scrape the bowl and repeat the process with the remaining milk and flour. Beat on high until smooth.

Turn mixer to low and add baking soda and white vinegar. Turn to high and beat a few more minutes.

Spoon batter into the cupcake pan and bake for 18-23 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center cupcake comes out clean.

Let cupcakes rest in the pan for 10 minutes, then place them on a cooling rack to cool completely before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Sift the powdered sugar into the bowl, beating to combine, then add the vanilla extract.

Remove the paddle attachment and attach the whisk attachment. Scrape down any cream cheese from the sides of the bowl, and then with the whisk beating at medium-high speed, stream in the cold heavy cream until the frosting is thick enough to pipe.

Transfer the frosting to a piping bag fitted with your desired pastry tip. Pipe the frosting onto the cooled cupcakes and serve immediately.

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Enjoy!

Red Velvet Brownies

These red velvet brownies are so good. They’re very soft and have the hint of cocoa that makes red velvet so delicious. And of course, I had to pair red velvet with a cream cheese frosting. 🙂 The whipped cream cheese frosting is seriously amazing. It’s very much like a thick whipped cream, except with that tangy cream cheese flavor we all love. You won’t be able to stop eating these brownies, or the frosting!

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Ingredients: Red Velvet Brownies

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

1 cup granulated sugar

red food coloring

1/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

2 large eggs, cold

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

1 cup powdered sugar

2 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 and 1/3 cups heavy whipping cream, cold

Recipe: Red Velvet Brownies

Preheat oven to 350F and grease and line with parchment paper a 8×8 square pan.

Combine hot melted butter, sugar, and food coloring until creamy.

Mix in the cocoa powder and salt.

Beat in eggs, vanilla, and vinegar at a time.

Mix in flour until smooth.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or a toothpick comes out clean.

Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Whip the cream cheese until smooth, and then add in the powdered sugar.

Mix in the vanilla.

While on medium-high speed, slowly pour in the heavy whipping cream until the frosting thickens. The consistency will be like a very thick whipped cream.

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Enjoy and remember to take a moment and remember all of our fallen soldiers.