Red velvet Mascarpone minis

This is the Red velvet Mascarpone minis recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 12 min
Yields 24 mini-cupcakes
red velvet mascarpone minis

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sugar
  • 1 cup (250 mL) flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) baking soda
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) cocoa
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) beet juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) melted butter
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) Canadian Mascarpone
  • 3 Tablespoon (45 mL) 35% whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla extract

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

With an electric mixer, beat egg with sugar at high speed for 2 minutes.

Mix flour with baking powder, baking soda and cocoa.

Incorporate dry mixture into egg mixture while alternating with beet juice. Begin and end with dry ingredients. Add melted butter last.

Spread cake mix into a buttered mini-muffin mould. Cook in oven for 10–12 minutes or until a cupcake springs back after being pressed lightly with a finger. Let cool.

Meanwhile, whip Mascarpone with cream, sugar and vanilla.

Top each mini-cupcake with Mascarpone icing and decorate (chocolate shavings, candy, crushed candy canes, etc.)

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Ricotta, Cream Cheese, Cottage Cheese.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 135 Calories
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 18 g
Fat: 6 g
Fibre: 0.8 g
Sodium: 99 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 3 % / 38 mg
Selenium: 11 %
Folate: 10 %
Thiamin: 7 %
Vitamin A: 6 %