Red Velvet and cream cheese is a dynamic duo and dream when you add dinosaur decorations. Barefoot Contessa and Duncan Hines both have Red Velvet cake mix, which is a time saver and prevents the red food coloring fiasco.
Adapted from Cathy Lowe
Cream Cheese Frosting
- 4 ounces unsalted butter, softened
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a large bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese with mixer. With the mixer on low speed, add the powdered sugar a cup at a time until smooth and creamy. Beat in the vanilla extract.
I found these adorable paper dino cupcake toppers at E.A.T. in NYC owned by Eli Zabar Toys at E.A.T.