Canada Day Red Velvet Surprise-Inside Cupcakes
  • Red Velvet Cupcakes & Cream Cheese Frosting prepared - I totally recommend this recipe OR use a box mix and prepared frosting if you want quick & easy.
  • 1 Cup Red Candy Melts
  • 1 Cup Maple Leaf Quins Found at Bulk Barn, Amazon
  • Maple Leaf Candy Mould
  1. Prepare red velvet cupcakes and frosting as directed by preferred method.
  2. Melt red candy melts in the microwave in a microwave safe bowl for 45 seconds, stir then microwave again in 30 second increments until melted, and smooth when stirred.
  3. Pour melted candy into the moulds and set aside to harden.
  4. Once cupcakes are cool, use a teaspoon to scoop out a hole about an inch deep. Either eat the cap or set aside to place back on top.
  5. Use the teaspoon to scoop the quins into the hole in the cupcake.
  6. Cover with the cupcake cap that you removed.
  7. Frost generously with frosting.
  8. Top with hardened candy Maple Leaf.
  9. Serve.