Valentine’s Day Bear Cupcakes #Recipe

Valentine's Day Bear Cupcake Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Valentine’s Day Bear Cupcakes

Cupcakes are always great, there is no wrong season for them. Add a little extra decoration and a cupcake can be transformed into a totally adorable edible treat appropriate for any gathering or celebration of a holiday. Valentine’s Day is a day where we express our feelings for others. These Bear Cupcakes are sure to grab the attention and tastebuds of your loved ones. Here’s the instructions for making them.

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Equipment Needed

Chocolate Cupcake Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs, room temp
  • 1 cup whole milk, room temp
  • 1/2 cup canola
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup boiling water

Chocolate Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 3 cup + 1/2 cup powder sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 tbsp heavy whipping cream

Chocolate Cupcake Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Line the cupcake tins with paper cupcake 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 mixture 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 cooling rack.

Chocolate Frosting Instructions

Beat powder sugar, butter and cocoa powder in a mixing 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.

Reese’s Bear Ingredients

Reese’s Bear Instructions

Place the candy melts into separate bowls and melt them according to the instructions on the packages.

Pour each candy melt into a disposable piping bag.

Take 2 peanut butter candy melts for each cupcake and cut them in half.

Take the chocolate in the piping bag, cut the tip, and pipe some chocolate onto the ear.

Place the wax onto the edge of the Reese’s 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 the eyes.

Add a small chocolate dot to make the pupil.

Place onto the top of the cupcake.

Add two whoppers to act as the arms.

Place the heart in the center of the whopper candy.

Enjoy!

Valentine's Day Bear Cupcake Recipe From Val's Kitchen

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I'm a Jersey girl, I was born and raised here and have lived here for almost my entire life. I'm a mom of 2 boys ā€“ TJ, a 21 year old, and CJ, a 17 year old with Down Syndrome. I am the oldest of four children. I am also a social media enthusiast, cat person, and Down syndrome advocate. I love coffee and milkshakes. My favorite dessert is cheesecake. I love rock music, tech, travel and food. And cheesecake. I HATE the misuse of the word retarded. I take it personally and find it very offensive. Did I mention that I love cheesecake?

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