Cream Cheese Filled Cerise Velvet Muffins

Aaaaand, it’s February. Finally! Anyone else experience similar Jan ever lasts 87 days, in addition to Christmas seems months behind us when inward reality, it’s alone been iii or iv weeks? Every. Single. Year. But it’s finally gone, the residue of the yr is ahead of us, in addition to we’re fully into the lovey dovey calendar month of Feb where nosotros tin confess our dearest for all things ruddy velvet.

And don’t y'all worry– I’ve lay together a killer roundup of some of the cutest, reddest, most creative in addition to must-try ruddy velvet recipes from friends in addition to swain bloggers around the interwebs for adjacent week. Stay tuned for that one!

But today? We’re all almost that ruddy velvet breakfast life, because helloooooo, Muffin of The Month! And also, ruddy velvet  breakfast is totally a jam y'all bespeak to live all about. Trust me.


  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 2 in addition to ½ Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 in addition to ¼ loving cup all operate flour
  • ½ loving cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ loving cup buttermilk
  • ½ loving cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon ruddy gel nutrient coloring*
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Line 8 wells of a 12 count muffin tin amongst newspaper liners or spray amongst cooking spray. Set aside.
  4. In a pocket-sized bowl using a handheld mixer, shell the cream cheese, sugar, in addition to vanilla extract until smooth.
  5. Set aside.
  7. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, in addition to salt. Set aside.
  8. In a medium size bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, oil, egg, nutrient coloring, in addition to vanilla extract. Pour the moisture ingredients into the dry out ingredients in addition to gently stir together amongst a spatula until everything comes together.
  9. Using a Tablespoon measure, spoon 1 Tablespoon of muffin batter into the bottom of the 8 prepared wells. Using a 2nd Tablespoon measure, spoon 1 scant Tablespoon of cream cheese filling on overstep of each mound of batter. Finally, add together 1 in addition to ½ Tablespoons of batter to each well, generally roofing the mound of cream cheese filling. If some is poking out, that's ok.
  10. Bake the muffins for v minutes. After the v minutes is up, bring down the temperature to 350ºF without opening the door in addition to bake some other 10-12 minutes. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 toothpick inserted inward the pump of a muffin should come upward out generally build clean (there volition live cream cheese filling on it-- depository fiscal establishment fit for moisture ruddy batter).
  11. Allow muffins to cool inward the pan almost 10 minutes in addition to thus filling tin set. Transfer to a wire cooling rack to cool completely earlier serving. Muffins are best on the solar daytime they are baked, only leftovers volition lastly iii covered tightly at room temperature upward to iii days or inward the fridge upward to v days. Muffins freeze well, upward to ii months. Thaw inward fridge overnight.

*I prefer Americolor gel colors (affiliate). If y'all alone bring liquid nutrient coloring, utilization ii Tablespoons.

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