Red Velvet Rocky Road Cupcakes | rocky road recipe, rocky road ice cream, semi homemade cupcakes, cake mix cupcakes

Red Velvet Rocky Road Cupcakes| Make a all time favorite semi homemade version of the best Red Velvet Rocky Road Cupcakes.  Because nothing beats a Red Velvet Cupcake piled high with chocolate mousse, marshmallows, mini chocolate chips, chopped nuts and drizzled with a chocolate glaze!  This recipe is quick and easy to make.  With only a few ingredients (that I bet you already have on hand) you can create a delicious dessert.  No one has to know that they started with a cake mix, but if they did they wouldn’t care!

Red Velvet Rocky Road Cupcakes | rocky road recipe, rocky road ice cream, semi homemade cupcakes, cake mix cupcakes No fancy piping tips for this cupcake!  All you need is an ice cream scoop.  If you are having a hard time finding a red velvet cake mix, you can also use a milk chocolate cake mix; add a one ounce bottle of red food coloring to the batter and you’ll get the same result as a red velvet cake mix.  By keeping a few ingredients on hand you can have these cupcakes ready in minutes.  Perfect for last minute entertaining or for taking to the office and giving to a sick friend.

Red Velvet Rocky Road Cupcakes

Preparation 20 minutes 2017-10-19T00:20:00+00:00 Cook Time 13 minutes 2017-10-19T00:13:00+00:00 Serves Makes 12 Cupcakes     adjust servings

Ingredients

For the Red Velvet Cupcakes

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) box red velvet cake mix
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs

For the Red Velvet Mousse

  • 1 (8 ounce) tub cool whip
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 2/3 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts

For the Chocolate Glaze

  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 1 ounce semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

    For the Red Velvet Cupcakes:

    1. Heat oven to 350°: line muffin tin with 12 muffin cup liners.
    2. Reserve 1-2/3 cups light packed cake mix (dry).
    3. Beat remaining cake mix, the water, oil, and eggs: beat until smooth.
    4. Fill muffin cups to HALF full.
    5. Bake for 13 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    6. Cool on cooling rack in muffin cups.

    For the Red Velvet Mousse:

    1. While the cupcakes are cooling, mix together the cool whip and dry cake mix; until well combined. Fold in marshmallows, chocolate chips and walnuts.
    2. Using a ice cream scoop, place a heaping scoop of the mousse on top of the cupcake.
    3. Drizzle with chocolate glaze.

    For the Chocolate Glaze:

    1. Heat heavy cream, butter and semi sweet chocolate chips in microwave until melted and smooth. (About 30 seconds)

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    Red Velvet Rocky Road Cupcakes — 5 Comments

    1. Hi Sheryl,
      Sure am glad you brought these awesome cupcakes today. Hope you are having a great week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
      Come Back Soon!
      Miz Helen

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