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Red Wine Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

01:16:00 24 servings, 1 cupcake (70 g) each
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24 servings, 1 cupcake (70 g) each

Devil's food cake mix, red wine and silky cream cheese frosting combine to make the ideal cupcakes for a wine lover's birthday—or Valentine's Day!

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, substituting 1/3 cup wine for the oil. Cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, cook granulated sugar and remaining wine in saucepan on medium heat 15 to 18 min. or until reduced to thin glaze, stirring occasionally. Cool completely.
  • Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in icing sugar; spread onto cupcakes. Drizzle with wine syrup.

Special Extra

Prepare frosting as directed; spoon into resealable plastic bag. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag. Use to pipe frosting in circular pattern on tops of cupcakes, starting at edge of each and working toward centre. Repeat with red wine syrup, following swirl lines of frosting.


Omit granulated sugar and substitute red grape juice for the wine.


  • 24 servings, 1 cupcake (70 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 cupcake (70 g) each
Calories 220
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 21g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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