Santa Hat Cupcakes Recipe

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Santa Hat Cupcakes Recipe – Santa Hat cupcakes are the easiest way to bring the Christmas spirit. Bake off your favorite cupcakes and pipe a tall swirling mound of red frosting and then add a little white around the edges and top and you have the cutest Christmas dessert and everyone will be obsessed. 

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Santa Hat Cupcakes Recipe

Santa Hat Cupcakes Recipe – Santa Hat cupcakes are the easiest way to bring the Christmas spirit. Bake off your favorite cupcakes and pipe a tall swirling mound of red frosting and then add a little white around the edges and top and you have the cutest Christmas dessert and everyone will be obsessed. 

  • Author: Admin
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 box Devil’s food cake
  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 2 8 oz packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Red food coloring
  • Red sanding sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with liners. Make chocolate cupcakes according to package directions. Let cool completely.
  2. Make cream cheese frosting: In a large bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  3. Transfer about one third of the frosting to a smaller bowl. Dye the rest of the frosting (in the large bowl) red.
  4. Pipe red frosting onto cupcakes in a conical shape to mimic a Santa hat. Sprinkle with red sanding sugar. Use a smaller star tip to pipe the white frosting around the edges.

Keywords: cupcakes, desserts, desserts for holidays

Recipe by: Lauren Miyashiro

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