Starring Rolls Cafe ~ Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes

`themainstreetmouse

Valentine’s Day is coming up in a couple of weeks, and being that us Disney Foodies like to bring some Disney goodies home, why not make the Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes at Hollywood Studios!! They are fabulous, RED for the season, and remind us of our awesome Disney trips! Some members were talking about Disney Desserts, and a lot of you mentioned these cupcakes, so I thought I’d share the recipe!

Disney’s Hollywood Studios ~ Starring Rolls Cafe

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcake Recipe

Ingredients – Cupcake

2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour

1 1/2 cups Sugar

2 tablespoons Cocoa Powder

1 pinch Salt

2 eggs

1/2 cup Oil

1 cup Butter Milk

2 ounces Red Food Coloring

1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Ingredients – Cheesecake Frosting

2 pounds cream cheese

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup cornstarch

1 cup egg whites

Directions – Cupcake

Place all dry ingredients in bowl.
Blend eggs and oil and add to dry ingredients.
Mix until smooth. Add buttermilk.
Pour into lined muffin pan and bake at 350*F. for 30 min or so.

Directions – Frosting

°o° 1 pound cream cheese
°o° 3/4 cups sugar
°o° 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
°o° 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
°o° 2 egg whites (or 1/2 cup)

Also needed for decoration ~
°o° 2 cans pre-made white frosting
°o° Toffee pieces

In a mixing bowel, add cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and egg whites. Cream together for 3 minutes. Spread onto a shallow, flat-bottomed, lined baking pan or dish and bake for 45 minutes, or until firm. Allow to cool before frosting. Scrape into mixing bowl and cream slightly.

Using a piping bag or plastic sandwich bag with a corner cut, pipe cream cheese using a small circular motion in the center of the cupcake. In a separate piping or plastic bag, pipe pre-made white frosting around the edge of the cupcake, around the cheesecake filling. Roll in toffee bits.

Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

Leave a Reply