Posts Tagged ‘cream cheese frosting’

Red velvet monster cake with cream cheese frosting

A round cake with red icing piped in lines with silver balls

With Valentine’s Day around the corner there a lot of amazing recipes springing up. I have had this red velvet cake waiting in the wings for a while now. Unsure when it would be appropriate to share it and all its quirkiness.

Now I see it’s a perfect contrast to the other more typical Valentine Day recipes around.

A round cake with red icing piped in lines with silver balls

And of course, what you bake for your loved one will say a lot about you, and your relationship. Actually, in this bloggers opinion, that’s a load of bollocks. If pizza, a bottle of bubbles and a DVD is your thing – then you rock that. If you love fancy restaurants, degustation menus and shiny jewellery – then own that (and book ahead!).

In this case if you like clowning around. May I suggest red velvet MONSTER cake! (more…)

Part 2 – Butter cupcakes with red cream cheese frosting

Cupcakes part 2 - butter cupcakes with red cream cheese frosting

Here is part two of the Clever Muffin cupcake adventures. Butter cupcakes (otherwise known as vanilla) with red cream cheese frosting!

I made these in normal cupcake size as in the pic above with all three cupcakes cupcakes, and some mini ones as below.

Butter cupcakes with red cream cheese frosting

If you missed part 1, it was red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. That post has alotta handy hints on piping swirls and managing frosting. (more…)

Part 1 – Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

a red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting

This is a three part post with three various types of cupcakes. Meet today’s star – Miss Red Velvet with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Part 1 - red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting
Why so many cupcakes? And believe me there were A LOT of cupcakes (hence the two week absence from blogging).

It’s because I’ve turned the big three-oh. (more…)