Champagne Kisses

susan simons

By
@imbossmare

These strawberry champagne cupcakes Paired with White chocolate frosting are the perfect dessert for your favorite valentine.

My husband asked for a special Valentine's day dessert and this is the combination I came up with.


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Serves:

24

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
pillsbury traditional cake mix
1/2 c
boiling water
1 pkg
small box strawberry gelatin
1 1/2 c
blush champagne, open a few hours in advance to flatten bubbles

FROSTING

2
(4oz.) bars white chocolate baking bars
1/3 c
heavy cream
1 c
butter, softened
6 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
godiva white chocolate liquor

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare batter and bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 mins.
2
Cut off crown of cupcake with bread knife and pierce tops with fork.
3
Stir boiling water into gelatin mix until dissolved and add champagne carefully and stir. Spoon over cupcakes. Refrigerate 2-3hrs. Remove from pan.
4
FROSTING: Break white chocolate baking bars into pieces. Melt white chocolate and cream in microwave-safe bowl at medium (50%power)1-2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30 second intervals (Do not overheat). Let cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes).
5
Beat butter and 1 cup powdered sugar at low speed until blended. Add 5 cups powdered sugar alternately with white chocolate liquor, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Add white chocolate mixture and a little red gel food coloring; beat at medium speed until spread consistency.
6
Frost and decorate as desired. Return to fridge until ready to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes