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Mocha Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cupcakes with Mocha Cream Cheese Icing

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Mocha Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cupcake w Cream Cheese Icing Intelligent DomesticationsThese are not your Momma’s cupcakes! We are going to cheat and use a mix but we are going to dress it up a bit. We are actually going to infuse a cream cheese mixture into the mix after putting it into the baking pan. Now if you insist, make your Red Velvet cake mix from scratch, that will be fine. These scrumptious Mocha Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cupcakes are perfect for your Valentine celebration or any occasion when you wish to impress your guests.

 Mocha Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cupcakes with Mocha Cream Cheese Icing

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Ingredients

1 Box Red Velvet Cake Mix

¼ Cup Instant Cappuccino Mix

1 tsp.  Caramel extract

Follow directions on cake mix box. Add Instant Cappuccino Mix and caramel extract, stir well. Pour into prepared cupcake pan. Hang On…, don’t bake it yet! Make the yummy cream cheese stuffing first!

Cream Cheese Stuffing

4 oz. Cream cheese softened

1/3 Cup sugar

Cream the cream cheese and sugar together.  Place a dollop onto the prepared mix in each cup cake prior to baking. Swirl the cream cheese mixture to infuse into the batter.  Yes, you will swirl the cream cheese mixture into each cupcake prior to baking. Bake according to cake mix package directions.

Mocha Cream Cheese Icing

1 Stick Butter softened

1 pkg. (8oz) Cream cheese, softened

½ to 1 Box Confectioners’ Sugar

1 tsp. caramel extract

¼ Cup Instant Cappuccino Mix

 Cream butter and cream cheese together. Add Instant Cappuccino Mix, extract and ½ box of sugar, mix well. If the icing is too thin, continue to add small amounts of sugar until desired thickness. If icing is too thick add a drop of milk to thin. Ice your cupcakes and serve! I used golden sugar sprinkles on top of mine just to dress them up even more.

Mocha Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cupcakes Ready to eat Intelligent Domestication

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    1. Wow, I’m so excited Sandy. Thank you so much for picking me, especially when there are so many talented bloggers! I love this recipe because the flavors of the cake are so yummy.

  1. These look so good! Thanks for sharing:) Thanks for linking up to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party. I have pinned your post to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Board.

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