Red wine, devil's food cake mix and silky Philadelphia Cream Cheese frosting combine to make the ideal cupcakes for a wine lover.
- 1 pkg. (2-layer size) devil's food cake mix
- 3/4 cup red wine, divided
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 2 cups powdered sugar
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, substituting 1/3 cup wine for the oil. Cool completely.
Meanwhile, cook granulated sugar and remaining wine in saucepan on medium heat 15 to 18 min. or until reduced to thin glaze, stirring occasionally. Cool completely.
Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in powdered sugar; spread onto cupcakes. Drizzle with wine syrup.