Recipe Share: Hotel del’s Red Velvet Cupcakes

    Coronado’s iconic Hotel del shares it’s legendary Red Velvet Cupcake recipe with the LA Times’ Culinary SOS

    Dear SOS: Every year my husband and I celebrate our anniversary at the Sunday brunch at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. They have the most fabulous red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting I’ve ever had. Would the hotel be willing to share its recipe?

    Linda Pinkel

    Del Mar

    Dear Linda: The Hotel del Coronado’s red velvet cupcakes are rich and chocolatey, yet with a nice hint of tang from the cream cheese frosting. The landmark hotel was happy to share its recipe.

    Read the full article, and get the delicious recipe, from the LA Times here.

    Photo provided by the Hotel del Coronado, courtesy of Darin Fong Photography.

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    Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: