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Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

Looking for an easy Red Velvet Cupcakes recipe? Learn how to make Red Velvet Cupcakes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by beecee1963

Makes 10 servings



Traditional red velet recipe baked in cupcake form.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Velvet Cupcakes

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
1/2 teaspoon cocoa powder
3/4 cups vegetable oil
1/2 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1 large eggs, at room temperature
1 tablespoon red food coloring (.5 ounce)
1/2 teaspoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 pound cream cheese, softened
1 cups confectioners' sugar
1/2 stick unsalted butter (1/2 cup), softened
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Red Velvet Cupcakes

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder. In another large bowl, whisk together the oil, buttermilk, eggs, food coloring, vinegar, and vanilla.

  3. Using a standing mixer, mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined and a smooth batter is formed.

  4. Divide the cake batter evenly into paper lined mini muffin cups. Bake, rotating the pans halfway through the cooking, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cakes comes out clean, about 25 minutes.

  5. Remove the cupcakes from the oven and remove from muffin cups. Let cool completely.

  6. In a standing mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, or with a hand-held electric mixer in a large bowl, mix the cream cheese, sugar, and butter on low speed until incorporated. Increase the speed to high, and mix until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. (Occasionally turn the mixer off, and scrape the down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.)

  7. Reduce the speed of the mixer to low. Add the vanilla, raise the speed to high and mix briefly until fluffy (scrape down the bowl occasionally). Store in the refrigerator until somewhat stiff, before using. May be stored in the refrigerator for 3 days.

  8. Frost each cupcake. Sprinkle the top with decoration of your choice.

  9. Chef: Sara Moulton

Categories

Dessert, American-Southern, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 95.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
399
Calories from Fat
231
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.7g
40%
Saturated Fat
8.9g
44%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
266mg
11%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
39.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
27.5g
Protein
3.6g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
F
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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