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Back to School Themed Red Velvet Apple Cupcakes Recipe

Apple Red Velvet Cupcakes

Apple Decorated Red Velvet Cupcakes

Eating one of these Apple Decorated Red Velvet Cupcakes is a treat that your taste buds will love!

I don’t know about you, but I love red velvet cake, cupcakes and anything that I can eat that is flavored that way…There’s just something about the taste and the moistness of the cake that has me coming back time after time for more. When this Apple Decorated Red Velvet Cupcake recipe landed on my radar, I knew that this was going to be an absolute hit for my family, my friends, and my tastebuds as well.

Of course, I immediately thought that this was a fun treat for Fall and also for teachers but ultimately, I knew that this treat would be a huge hit in my home! The moment that I started making these red velvet cupcakes, I was hooked. Seriously, they are super fun and simple to make and honestly, unlike most other cupcakes out there in terms of visual appeal.

And if you want to know a little secret, these cupcakes may look like they take a while to make…but they don’t! They are forgiving in the fact that they don’t have to be perfect to look amazing. And that is a win in my book every time!

Red Velvet Apple Cupcake Recipe

Ingredients to make red velvet cupcakes

1 box of Red Velvet Cake Mix (and ingredients needed)
1 tube of White Icing
Red Sugar Sprinkles
Pretzels
Mike and Ike’s Green Apple Candies

 

How to make Red Velvet Cupcakes that Look Like Apples

Start by preparing the cake mix according to box instructions and line cupcake pan with cupcake liners and fill each 3/4 of the way full.

Steps to Make Apple Cupcakes

Next, bake according to box instructions and let cool completely.

Frosting Red Velvet Cupcakes

To decorate begin with icing each cupcake with white icing.  Once each cupcake is frosted, roll the tops of the cupcake in red sugar sprinkles, until icing is completely coated.

Apple Cupcakes SprinklesTo complete the apple theme, place a pretzel through the center of each cupcake and place one Mike and Ike candy next to each pretzel.

Red Velvet Apple Cupcakes Easy Recipe

Serve and enjoy! 

Red Velvet Apple Cupcakes Easy Recipe

Apple Decorated Red Velvet Cupcakes

Yield: 12 Cupcakes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Perfect for Back to School, Eating one of these Apple Decorated Red Velvet Cupcakes is a treat that your taste buds will love!

Ingredients

  • 1 box of Red Velvet Cake Mix (and ingredients needed)
  • 1 tube of White Icing
  • Red Sugar Sprinkles
  • Pretzels
  • Mike and Ike's Green Apple Candies

Instructions

  1. Start by preparing the cake mix according to box instructions.
  2. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners and fill each 3/4 of the way full.
  3. Bake according to box instructions.
  4. Let cool completely.
  5. Icing each cupcake with white icing.
  6. Roll the tops of each cupcake in red sugar sprinkles, until icing is completely coated.
  7. Place a pretzel through the center of each cupcake.
  8. Place one Mike and Ike candy next to each pretzel.
  9. Serve and enjoy! 

Looking for more fun back to school cupcake recipes?  Check these out:

Simple and Delicious Caramel Apple Cupcakes Recipe

Easy Ruler Back To School Cupcakes Recipe

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8 Comments

  1. Yummy! That would be a nice surprise for the kids when they come home from school. I will save the recipe and make these on the weekend for my toddler grandson to enjoy.

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