Warning: These red hot cupcakes are spicy! Red hot cupcakes are not for the faint of heart – they are, well, red hot!
If you’ve ever had a red hot candy, you know what to expect. The cupcakes mirror the candy’s intense cinnamon flavor. (View on Amazon)
To make red hot cupcakes, you’ll need a secret ingredient that can be hard to find in stores.
Using just a little cinnamon extract in a plain white cupcake recipe creates an unforgettable spicy sensation! (View on Amazon)
Red Hot Cupcakes
- See the Ultimate Vanilla Cupcake recipe ingredients use all ingredients except the vanilla bean and vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon extract
- Whipped cream to taste
- Follow instructions for the Ultimate Vanilla Cupcake, but leave out the vanilla bean, and replace the vanilla extract with cinnamon extract.
- Top cooled cupcakes with whipped cream. You are going to need a cool, refreshing topping to balance the heat.