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Looking to make this Valentine’s day special? Learn a fun and easy way to bake Valentine’s day bear cupcakes.
The cupcake is making a huge surprising come back this holiday season. Who doesn’t like to have cupcakes, they are always great as there is no particular season for them. These adorable cupcakes have the ability to transform any the celebrations of a holiday or any gathering. Most of us wait for valentine’s day to expressing our feelings for others. Valentine’s day has a tradition of spreading love since centuries. You can encourage your kids to get excited about the Valentine’s. You can gift them to a loved one or even a special friend. You can easily grab the taste buds and the attention of your loved ones through these bear cupcakes.
These adorable Bear Cupcakes can be made with a boxed cake mix instead of the recipe below for making them from scratch. I am just practically so used to making cupcakes from scratch that I don’t even have to look up the recipe any more. Simply add a few pieces of candy and you have a treat sure to make your Valentine say “Awww…”
Since valentine’s day is a memorable day for all of us so you should make it even more special by bringing a batch of cupcakes at your school, office, or home. Have you ever thought why these cakes are extremely popular. Cupcakes are the perfect sweet for Valentine’s day as anyone can eat a small size, decorated and nicely frosted cupcake without too much guilt.
These adorable bear cupcakes extremely simple and easy to create. I highly recommend that this winter holiday you should give a try to this sweet treat combo.
These bear cupcakes will make everyone in love with your baking skills and ideas. I wish all of you a very heart-warming and wonderful Valentine’s day.
Whether or not you have someone to be called as your own valentine on this special day you can still treat yourself with these amazing cupcake recipes for this special occasion. Just make sure to make this sweet treat to be a part of your Valentine’s day plans to satisfy all your cravings.
Adorable Valentine’s Day Bear Cupcakes
Chocolate Cupcake Ingredients:
2 C sugar
1 3/4 C flour
3/4 C cocoa
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs, room temp
1 C whole milk, room temp
1/2 C canola
2 tsp vanilla
1 C boiling water
Chocolate Frosting Ingredients:
1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
3 C + 1/2 C powder sugar
1/2 C cocoa
2 tsp vanilla
3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream.
Chocolate Cupcake Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
Whisk the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl.
Combine the eggs, milk, oil and vanilla in a bowl.
Add this to the dry ingredients beating on medium until the batter is smooth.
Gradually add the boiling water, milk and oil and blend together until the batter is smooth.
Using a medium scoop fill the paper lined cupcake tins with the prepared batter.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Allow to slightly cool before transferring to wire racks.
Chocolate Frosting Directions
Beat powder sugar, butter and cocoa powder in a bowl.
Incorporate the vanilla and chocolate until well blended.
Add in the heavy whipping cream, and continue to mix until stiff peaks form
Scoop the frosting into a pastry bag with a large tip.
Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip.
- 6 reese peanut butter cups, regular size, wrapper peeled away
- a box of whoppers
- peanut butter flavored candy melts, used for the ears and mouth
- 1/2 bag of white candy melts, melted
- 1/2 bag of chocolate candy melts, melted
- 2 bags of disposable piping bags
- a container of candy hearts
Melt the candy melts according to the packages, pour each candy melt into a disposable bag. Ttake some peanut butter candy melts, 2 for each cupcake, cut in half. Take the chocolate in the piping bag, cut the tip, and pipe on some chocolate onto the ear, place the wax onto the edge of the reese cup and hold it until it dries. Repeat with the other ear. Place a dollop of the chocolate candy onto the back of the peanut butter candy melt and the place in the middle of the bear. Take the white candy melt and add two white dots for eyes, add a small chocolate dot as the pupil using the chocolate and place onto the top of the cupcake. Add two whoppers to act as the arms and place the heart in the center of the whopper candy.