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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Butter Cream Frosting

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Craving something sweet? Indulge in our irresistible Red Velvet Cupcakes! Soft, fluffy, and topped with luscious cream cheese frosting, it’s the perfect treat to satisfy your cravings.

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Butter Cream Frosting

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Craving something sweet?  Indulge in our irresistible Red Velvet Cupcakes!  Soft, fluffy, and topped with luscious cream cheese frosting, it’s the perfect treat to satisfy your cravings.

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 20 servings depending on size 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Method: Easy

Ingredients

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Cupcake Batter

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbspn Cocoa
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk (I used plain yoghurt)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbspn red food colouring (I used a few drops of gel colour)
  • 1/2 tsp white vinegar

Frosting

  • 125 g butter
  • 2 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • a few drops of almond essence

Instructions

  1. Mix together frosting ingredients thoroughly for 5 minutes and set aside
  2. Preheat oven to 180C/350F
  3. Line cupcake pan
  4. Sift together dry ingredients
  5. Mix together wet ingredients
  6. Combine wet and dry ingredients to form the batter
  7. Fill cupcakes 1/2 way up.
  8. Bake long enough for a skewer to come clean
  9. Use the extra batter to make mini red velvet doughnuts.

Notes

Prepared, tried, and tested by Preshana from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 248
  • Sugar: 22.7 g
  • Sodium: 102.3 mg
  • Fat: 14.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.4 g
  • Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.5 mg

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