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Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes Red Velvet

Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes Red Velvet


For the cupcakes:

1 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter , softened to room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg , room temperature
1 to 2 tablespoons red food coloring
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
10 Ferrero Rocher

For the frosting:

1 cup (8 oz. or 225g) mascarpone cheese , at room temperature
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/3 cup powdered sugar
For garnish:
4-6 Ferrero Rocher (optional), cut into small pieces or halved


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 10 muffin cups with cupcake liners. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy. Add the egg and beat to combine. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed. Mix in the red food coloring and vanilla. In small bowl, combine buttermilk and vinegar.
Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix after each addition. Fill the cupcake liners 2/3 full. Lightly press a Ferrero Rocher candy into the center of each cupcake (it’s ok if you don’t cover it completely with batter). Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool completely.
While the cupcakes are cooling, make the frosting. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the mascarpone cheese, whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Transfer the frosting to a piping bag fitted with your desired pastry tip. Pipe frosting into a swirl on each cupcake and garnish with small pieces of Ferrero Rocher.


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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?