Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Start with a boxed cake mix to easily make these popular cupcakes.

  • Makes 24 cupcakes
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Cook Time 18 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 box (16.5 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • Water as specified on cake mix box
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup Country Crock® Spread, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. red food coloring
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 box (16 oz.) confectioners sugar (about 3-1/2 cups)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line 24 muffin cups with paper cupcake liners; set aside.
  2. Beat cake mix, water, cocoa powder, eggs, 1/2 cup Country Crock® Spread and food coloring in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Evenly spoon batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pans and cool completely.
  4. Beat cream cheese, remaining 1/2 cup Spread and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer until smooth. Beat in confectioners sugar on low speed until blended. Beat on high speed until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Spread on cooled cupcakes.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 cupcake Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion 1 cupcake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 230
Calories from Fat 80
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 3.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 250 mg
Total Carbs 37 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 28 g
Protein 2 g
Calcium 6 %
Iron 4 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Vitamin A 10 %
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