Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Chocolate Cupcake Recipe with Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting Valentines Day Cupcakes

For my Valentine (my hubby) I made these delisiously rich chocolate cupcakes topped with sweet red raspberry cream cheese frosting & decorated them with tiny white hearts & big chocolate heart. What says "I LOVE YOU" more than a special treat made just for him!

Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar


  1. Mix all ingredients together until moist and well blended.
  2. Put in cupcake cups and bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees F. (till toothpick comes out clean)
Red Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar (maybe more)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 T red raspberry seedless jam
In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter until creamy. Mix in the vanilla & jam then gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar. Store in the refrigerator after use.

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