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Red Velvet Cheesecake 'Box' Cupcakes

If you're a fan of red velvet cake and cheesecake, you're in for a treat! These Red Velvet Cheesecake Box Cupcakes are the perfect combination of moist red velvet cupcakes and creamy cheesecake filling, topped with cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of red velvet crumbs.

94% would make again
Red Velvet Cheesecake 'Box' Cupcakes


for 12 cupcakes

  • 1 box red velvet cake mix, prepared according to package instructions
  • 15 oz cream cheese (455 g)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar (120 g)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cream cheese frosting (230 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 442
  • Fat 18g
  • Carbs 66g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 50g
  • Protein 4g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, prepare the red velvet cake batter.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla, stirring until there are no lumps.
  4. Divide the batter evenly among a lined muffin tin, filling halfway.
  5. Spoon some of the cream cheese mixture onto the batter.
  6. Top with remaining batter, filling about ¾ of the way up.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, then cool.
  8. Pipe the cream cheese frosting onto each cupcake, then top with red velvet crumbs.
  9. Enjoy!
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Red Velvet Cheesecake 'Box' Cupcakes