Valentine's Day Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream
A Chocolate Cupcake with Raspberry Buttercream
Ingredients for Cupcakes
Ingredients for Raspberry Buttercream
Directions for Cupcakes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 12 standard muffin cups with paper baking cups.
Use a mixer at low speed to mix together dry ingredients.
Add oil, eggs, milk and vanilla thenncrease speed and beat for 2 minutes.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling three-fourths full.
Bake for 20 minutes or until tops are firm and toothpick comes out clean.
Remove wire racks and cool completely.
Directions for Raspberry Buttercream
In medium bowl combine ingredients at medium speed with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
How to Assemble the Cupcakes
Cut off rounded tops of cupcake with a serrated knife.
Cut out a heart shape from each cupcake top with a sharp knife.
Use a spoon to dob a generous heaping amount of icing on the middle of the cupcake bottoms.
Replace cupcake tops, pressing gently to fill hearts as much as possible then with a teaspoon carefully fill in the rest of the heart with icing.
Recipe courtesy of https://www.frugalmomeh.com