Today I’m over at the Allrecipes Facebook page doing a FB live featuring a ton of Halloween treats so come visit! One of the recipes are these red velvet cupcakes with edible “glass” shards and a simple edible blood!
- 2 1/2 C Cake Flour
- 1 1/2 C granulated sugar
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 lrg eggs
- 1 1/2 C vegetable oil
- 1 C buttermilk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp distilled white vinegar
- 1 tsp red food gel more if using liquid dye
- 8 oz full fat cream cheese softened
- 4 Tbsp butter
- 4 C powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 light corn syrup
- light corn syrup
- red gel dye
- unsweetened cocoa powder
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, add cake flour, sugar, baking soda, cocoa powder, and salt. Whisk to blend.
Add the eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, vanilla, and vinegar.
Beat on low speed until well blended.
Add the food gel 1/2 tsp at a time until it the color is to your liking. Beat until smooth, about 2 minutes.
Scoop into cupcake tin and bake around 18-29 mins
<ol><li class="instruction">beat the butter and cream cheese</li><li class="instruction">add the vanilla and beat</li></ol>
beat the butter and cream cheese
add the vanilla and beat
add the powdered sugar and beat
pipe onto cupcakes
boil the sugar, water and syrup until it reaches 300 degrees on a candy thermometer
pour onto a silpat mat in a pan, let cool until hard
shatter in shards and place in cupcakes
add red dye until your happy with the color, add a little cocoa to give the color more depth
drizzle onto the cupcakes and sugar glass
Check out more “spooky” Halloween treats