Red Velvet Cheesecake 'Box' Cupcakes

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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for 12 cupcakes

  • 1 box red velvet cake mix, prepared according to package instructions
  • 16 oz
     cream cheese(455 g)
  • 1 cup
     powdered sugar(120 g)
  • 2 teaspoons
     vanilla extract
  • 2 cups
     cream cheese frosting (230 g)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, prepare the red velvet cake batter.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla, stirring until there are no lumps.
  4. Divide the batter evenly among a lined muffin tin, filling halfway.
  5. Spoon some of the cream cheese mixture onto the batter.
  6. Top with remaining batter, filling about ¾ of the way up.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, then cool.
  8. Pipe the cream cheese frosting onto each cupcake, then top with red velvet crumbs.
  9. Enjoy!