Happy 4th of July Red Velvet Cream Cheese Blueberry Cupcake

BY: - 28 Jun '13 | Recipes

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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!  The 4th of July is a time to celebrate the Independence of these great United States of America and what better way to celebrate than with a special sweet treat.  These Red Velvet Cream Cheese Blueberry Cupcakes take celebration to the next level of happy!!  Had a ball making them, eating them and happy to share them!  From my family to yours, happy 4th of July, hope you ENJOY!

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RED VELVET CREAM CHEESE BLUEBERRY CUPCAKE

INGREDIENTS FOR RED VELVET CAKE BATTER:
1 store bought red velvet cake box + ingredients as directed on back of box
1-2 tsp. red food coloring

INGREDIENTS FOR CHEESECAKE:
2 8oz. packages of cream cheese (softened)
½ cup granulated sugar
2 tbsp. pure vanilla extract
2 eggs (beaten)

INGREDIENTS FOR BLUEBERRY TOPPING:
1 10-12 oz bag of frozen blueberries (defrosted and drained)
2/3 cup granulated sugar
½ stick unsalted butter

READY, SET GO:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line baking tin with baking cups
  3. Prepare red velvet cake batter as directed on back of box + add red food coloring
  4. Pour red velvet cake batter ¼ up the baking cups and set aside
  5. To make the cream cheese mixture, in a bowl with a hand mixer on medium mix the cream cheese, granulated sugar, vanilla extract and eggs until smooth
  6. Place a about 2 tbsp. of the cream cheese mixture in the center of the red velvet cake batter
  7. With a tooth pick gently swirl the cream cheese mixture into the red velvet batter
  8. Place cupcakes in the oven and cook for 18-22 minutes, when done remove from oven and allow to completely cool inside baking tin
  9. While the cupcakes are baking make the blueberry topping by adding the drained blueberries, granulated sugar and unsalted butter to a medium sauce pan over high heat, stir and allow to come to a boil, once at a boil turn heat to low and allow to simmer for 5 minutes and then remove from heat and set aside to cool
  10. Once cupcakes and blueberry topping are cooled, add blueberry topping to the top of the cupcakes and refrigerate for a minimum of 30 minutes
  11. ENJOY and share the RED VELVET CREAM CHEESE & BLUEBERRY LOVE!

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Utokia Langley wrote 45 articles on this blog.

Utokia Langley is the video cooking mean machine and blogger behind She's Got Flavor, a written and video blog created to Sass up your kitchen experience and assist you in creating flavorful dishes that will surely please! She,s Got Flavor is developing a seasoning line that will help intensify the flavor in your food and make life easier and less cluttered in the kitchen for you, stay tuned. Above all Utokia is a child of God, a wife, mother of two beautiful children who think Mom's videos and food are da bomb and a true friend to many.

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