Cranberry Red Velvet Cupcakes

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal

By
@2sweetinc

A recipe I had tucked away from 2009. An easy semi-homemade recipe. Great to serve as dessert on thanksgiving, use up that leftover jellied cranberry sauce.


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Serves:
18
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

1 box
red velvet cake mix 18.25oz
3
eggs
1/3 c
oil
1/2 c
jellied cranberry sauce
1/2 tsp
grated orange zest

FROSTING

3/4 c
butter room temp
4 oz
room temp cream cheese
3 c
confectioners' sugar
1/4 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

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1Combine cake mix and ingredients for cake mix on low speed with hand mixer for 30 seconds, turn up to med-high and beat for 2min until smooth and fluffy.

Divide batter in cupcake liners, and bake in pre heated 350 oven for 18-22min or until toothpick comes clean. Cool in pan for 10min. Transfer to cooling rack and let cool completely (about an hour)

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2FROSTING

On medium speed beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy for 2min. On low gradually beat in confectioners sugar, sugar, then sour cream and vanilla until combined. On med-high beat 2min till light and fluffy.
Pipe or spread frosting on each cupcake. Decorate as desired.

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3Cute decorated with sugared cranberries ;)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy