These cupcakes are always a hit. The hidden Oreo® cookie is a wonderful surprise that keep everyone guessing on how you did that!
Decorating Cupcakes Tutorial
In a few minutes you an learn to decorate cupcakes at a basic level. Sure they may not be the super fancy one, but they will me more than just cupcakes with icing spread on top.
It is not very hard to decorate. As a matter of fact it is quite easy, it just takes some patience and a little time. As you get better and better it will become second nature and you will be finished in no time.
Red Velvet Cupcakes are so yummy. The original Red Velvet batter was made by accident when the vinegar added to a recipe gave the cake a red tint. Well in this modern age, we expect to see a red velvet cake RED, not a brownish red, we want a bright RED, so food coloring is also added to color these lovely pieces of heaven.
I use a powdered red food coloring. If you do not have access to powdered food colorings that is okay. Check the notes section of the recipe for substitutes.
Chocolate Ganache is one of those base recipes you can use for so many things.
- Refrigerate until set and make truffles with it.
- Refrigerate until set then whip it nice and fluffy and use as a frosting/icing
- When warm, you can cover a cake or a treat for a wonderful coating
Today we are making an amazing Swiss Meringue Buttercream. This is close to an Italian Meringue Buttercream. American Buttercream has no eggs in it and tends to be extremely sweet. French Buttercream uses egg yolks.