Red Velvet Snowball Cupcakes
Red Velvet Snowball Cupcakes

Red Velvet Snowball Cupcakes

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Super Easy
Serves: 12

For all the coconut lovers out there, try our delicious snowball cupcakes, great for Christmas bake sales, or for treating family and friends.  

Red Velvet Snowball Cupcakes
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Plain flour




Vanilla extract


Buttery baking spread*


Cocoa powder, sifted


Baking powder

1½ tsp

Red gel food colouring

3-4 tsp

White vinegar

½ tsp

Icing sugar




Full fat cream cheese


Desiccated coconut


*Recipe based on 70% fat buttery baking spread. 

You will also need…

12 hole muffin tin and muffins cases

Step 1 of 4

Preheat the oven to 180°C, (160°C for fan ovens), Gas Mark 4. Place the flour, condensed milk, egg, vanilla, buttery baking spread, cocoa powder, baking powder and red gel food colouring into a bowl and beat...until light and fluffy.

Step 2 of 4

Spoon into the cupcake cases and bake for approximately 15-18 minutes until springy to the touch. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool.

Step 3 of 4

Beat the icing sugar and buttery baking spread in a bowl until light and fluffy, then add the condensed milk and cream cheese and beat until combined. Spoon or pipe tablespoons of the frosting onto the middle of the cake.

Step 4 of 4

While the icing is still soft, dip each top into the coconut (the icing will spread). 

Look out for Christmassy sugar decorations or edible glitter for a really frosty snowy effect.

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