red velvet cake

Top Valentine’s Day Treats and Gifts

Chocolate covered strawberries 225x225  Top Valentine’s Day Treats and Gifts

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are some of our favorite Valentine’s Day recipes we have made in the past. Surprise your loved one tonight or just make a special treat for yourself to enjoy!   Red Velvet Cake Poppers – You can never go wrong with red velvet and these are small enough so you don’t cheat on your diet. Just eat one to satisfy your sugar craving or go ahead and splurge and eat them all! Red Velvet Oreo Truffles – Again, who can go wrong with red velvet, mix in some oreos and these are irresistible! Chocolate Raspberry Hearts […]

Leave a comment

Red Velvet Cake Poppers

CakePoppers 225x225  Red Velvet Cake Poppers

With Valentine’s Day right around the coroner, I’m already brainstorming about what sweet treat to make that my boyfriend and I can indulge in. Because red is the color of love, I landed on red velvet – but instead of whipping up a traditional cake, I decided to go bite size. These “cake poppers” are just the right size to be devoured in one or two bites – how cute! I found the trick to getting a deep red color and the perfect texture was using coconut oil. To do this, simply replace the vegetable oil in this recipe for […]

2 Comments

Red Velvet Cupcakes

iStock 000017549772XSmall 225x225  Red Velvet Cupcakes

Happy National Cupcake Day!  Today we are celebrating with a recipe that would be perfect for your holiday gathering… red velvet cupcakes.  I found a great recipe for the cupcakes from Paula Deen who is famous for using butter.  I used a great cream cheese frosting and substituted coconut oil for the butter.  Sorry Paula!   Red Velvet Cupcakes Adapted from Paula Deen’s recipe 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups Kelapo coconut oil 1 cup buttermilk, room temperature 2 large eggs, room temperature […]

2 Comments