Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes


"These moist, chocolatey red velvet cupcakes are frosted with a rich, creamy frosting and topped with white chocolate curls."


1 h 10 m servings 254 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 254 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.8g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 265 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending dry pudding mix into batter before spooning into prepared muffin cups. Cool.
  2. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in sugar. Whisk in COOL WHIP. Spoon 1-1/2 cups into small freezer-weight resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Cut small corner off bottom of bag. Insert tip of bag into top of each cupcake to pipe about 1 Tbsp. frosting into center of cupcake.
  3. Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting. Top with chocolate curls. Keep refrigerated.
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  1. 60 Ratings


Made this for a birthday celebration. I did a trial run first and learned a little--I put the filling in a decorator bag and used a large tip to pipe the filling inside the cupcakes--worked bett...

The cupcakes came out great (I used Duncan Hines red velvet cake mix). The frosting on the otherhand we didn't care for. The Cool Whip over powered the cream cheese and made it taste like Cool ...

I chose this cupcake because it got such good ratings but I was very disappointed to say the least. The cupcake itself was just cake mix and pudding. Ok cool. So the rest of the ingredients were...

I think these may have been some of the best cupcakes i've ever eaten! Thank you for the recipe.

I was going to post my own version of red velvet cupcakes, but these are way better than mine! They were delicious! And I am a Red velvet cupcake freak, these were some of the best i've tried.

Couldn't be happier with this recipe. The best red velvet cupcakes i've ever had... plus so easy to make. My frosting was not runny like other reviews mentioned. Just make sure the cream chee...

three words: I LOVE THIS!!!! the frosting was awesome, although i didn't put in a whole box of powdered sugar. i just kept pouring in a little and mixing it until i thought it was sweet enough a...

I didn't fill the center with the frosting and it was still good.

I just made these awesome cupcakes! Typically my thoughts on red velvet are too dry or too rich. These were perfect. The only adjustment I made was adding a tad more oil to the cake mix recip...