Peppermint Red Velvet Cupcakes
You can never have too many American recipes, so give Peppermint Red Velvet Cupcakes a try. This recipe serves 24. This dessert has 439 calories, 5g of protein, and 24g of fat per serving. This recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of chocolate curls and peppermint candies, butter, peppermint extract, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. It is perfect for valentin day. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Red Velvet Cupcakes with Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting, Red Velvet Cupcakes with Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting, and Red Velvet Cupcakes with White Chocolate Peppermint Cream Cheese F.
In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, sour cream, eggs, water, oil and food coloring; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Fold in chocolate chips.
Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
For frosting, in a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in melted white chocolate and extract. Beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth.
Sprinkle with chocolate curls and peppermint candies if desired. Store in the refrigerator.
Recommended wine: Cream Sherry, Port, Moscato Dasti
Cream Sherry, Port, and Moscato d'Asti are great choices for Red Velvet Cupcake. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. One wine you could try is NV Solera Cream Sherry. It has 4.5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 17 dollars.
NV Solera Cream SherryThe Solera Cream Sherry has a brilliant amber and deep copper hue. With butterscotch and pecan aromas, the sweet salted nut and brown spice aromas carry a complex caramel accent. A sweet entry leads to a rounded, lush, moderately full-bodied palate with a lengthy, flavorful finish.