desserts

Red Velvet Vampire Cupcakes

For the fans of the popular vampire books, these cupcakes will be irresistible. While not blood red, these cupcakes have a reddish hue from the red velvet cake mix.
30 min
PREP TIME
20 min
COOK TIME
250
CALORIES
6
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 package (2-layer size) red velvet cake mix
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mililiters) Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 container (450 grams) cream cheese icing or vanilla icing
  • Black food colour
  • Black jelly beans , for eyes
  • Red gummy candies , for fangs

Preparation

  • 1 Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding vanilla to batter.
  • 2 Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool cupcakes on wire rack.
  • 3 Divide icing in half. Use half of the icing to spread a thin layer on cupcakes. Tint remaining icing black with ½ tsp (2 mL) black food colour. Spoon icing into small resealable plastic bag. Snip a small corner from bag. Pipe icing in the shape of a widow’s peak for the vampire’s head. Pipe a line of icing for the mouth. Use jelly beans for the eyes and gummy candies, cut into triangles, for the fangs.
  • 4 Test Kitchen Tips:
    • For easier measurement, ¼ tsp (1 mL) food colour = 20 to 25 drops.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

(per Serving)

Nutrition information coming soon.

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