With A Cherry On Top + GIVEAWAY!

Lately, Cherry has been obsessed with cooking! She loves watching cooking shows, pretending to cook in her cubbyhouse and has been begging to cook with me in our kitchen! So this week I thought it would be fun to make Red Velvet Philly Cupcakes together. I found a great recipe in Simply Heaven, a cookbook filled with Philadelphia and Cadbury Chocolate inspired recipes. And guess what… we have one copy to GIVEAWAY!

1 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.comHere’s how we made them:

Ingredients:
75g butter, softened
¾ cup caster sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
1½ cups flour
¼ cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon red food colouring
1 teaspoon white vinegar
½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
250 Philadelphia frosting Cream Cheese with a hint of Lemon
12 cherries
12 cupcake paper liners
 

2 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.comIn a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Then add the rest of the ingredients, combine well.

3 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.comEvenly pour the mixture into 12 cupcake paper liners

4 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.comMumma, I wanna eat them now!!!

5 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.comBake in a moderate oven at 180°C for 15–20 minutes. Once cooked, you’ll need to wait for them to cool before applying the frosting.

6 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.comThe cupcakes are finally ready and now Cherry joins in for the frosting

7 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.com For the frosting, we tried Philadelphia’s frosting Cream Cheese with a hint of Lemon. It was so simple! No mixing or adding anything, just spread and go!

8 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.comOur cupcakes wouldn’t be complete without a cherry on top!

9 Red Velvet Philly Cupcake cherryandme.comYummy mummy!

and now for the GIVEAWAY…Simply-Heaven-Chocolate-cook-book-from-FB-630x800 cherryandme.com

This week, one lucky Cherry and Me fan will WIN a copy of Simply Heaven – Chocolate Volume 3!

To enter the draw, simply LIKE Cherry and Me on Facebook and then share this post on your Facebook wall.

Entries close midnight 16/02/13. The winner will be selected at random and notified via email.

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13 Responses to With A Cherry On Top + GIVEAWAY!

  1. Amber Boyce says:

    Liked and Shared on Facebook – thanks for the awesome giveaway 🙂

  2. Nise says:

    Great recipe…and I love Cherry’s outfit!

  3. jody jamieson says:

    liked and shared thank you and those cup cakes look devine 🙂

  4. Stacey Shailer says:

    Liked and shared – yummy!!! 🙂

  5. cindy kane says:

    cute pictures! have shared on facebook. Thank you this would be lovely, my 11 year old daughter loves to bake with me 🙂

  6. brenda williams says:

    have liked and shared on facebook

  7. Rhonda Lockery says:

    liked and shared this wonderful giveaway

  8. Lilithia says:

    Like and shared! 🙂

  9. Robyn Palmer says:

    So cute, Iam a real cup cake lover especially with philly.

  10. Janelle Smith says:

    liked and shared

  11. Chris says:

    Liked and shared!

    I would love to know how you make baking with a toddler look so easy and glamourous!

  12. Ros McFarlane says:

    Liked and shared on Facebook. The receipes are to die for. Yummy.

  13. Lisa forrester says:

    Shared liked

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