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recipe image Rudolph Cupcakes

Rudolph Red Velvet Cupcakes

Rudolph Cupcakes

With their deep red sponge and creamy white icing, rudolph cupcakes look rather Christmassy. But why not go all out with some festive decoration?

With their deep red sponge and creamy white icing, red velvet cupcakes already look rather Christmassy. But why not up the ante and go all out with some festive decoration? Simply make some reindeer-coloured icing with a dash of cocoa powder, turn some pretzels into antlers and a turn a red sweetie into Rudolph’s famous nose. Delicious!

  • Prep time15 minutes
  • Ready In35 minutes
  • Servings12 portions
  • DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

Cupcakes
  • pretzels
  • white chocolate buttons and plain chocolate drops
  • red sweets
Icing
  • 55 g Flora Buttery
  • 225 g icing sugar, sieved
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons milk
  • 25 g cocoa powder
Decoration
  • 115 g Flora Buttery
  • 115 g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, medium
  • 115 g self-raising flour
  • 15 g cocoa powder
  • 30 ml red food colouring (gel is best)

Nutritional Guidelines
(per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C, 160°C fan, Gas mark 4.
  2. Melt the Flora Buttery.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add Flora, sugar, eggs, flour, cocoa powder and red food colouring. Beat with a wooden spoon 2 - 3 minutes until well mixed.
  4. Place dessertspoons of the mixture in 10 -12 paper cases or greased bun tins.
  5. Bake for around 20 minutes until soft and springy to touch. Cool on a wire tray.
  6. Mix icing ingredients together and spread over the cupcakes.
  7. Decorate using pretzels for antlers, chocolate buttons and drops for eyes and red sweets for the nose.