Monday, February 13, 2012

Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe!

Ingredients :

Cake Batter:

2 Cups Cake Flour (Swan Down Unbleached)
1/2 Cup (1 Stick) Butter
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
2 Eggs
3 Tablespoons Red Food Coloring
2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Buttermilk
1 Teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

Cream Cheese Frosting:

8 ounces Cream Cheese
4 Tablespoons Butter
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
2 1/2 Cups Confectioner's Sugar AKA Powdered Sugar


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a large bowl, blend together BUTTER & SUGAR using an electric mixer.
3. Then, blend in EGGS; One egg at a time.
4. Add the RED FOOD COLORING, COCOA POWDER, VANILLA and SALT. Blend until smooth.
5. In a separate bowl combine the CAKE FLOUR and BUTTERMILK. Blend together until smooth.
6. Combine both bowls together. Blend until Smooth.
7. Add the CIDER VINEGAR and the BAKING SODA. Blend until Smooth.
8. Grease a Muffin Tin and add BAKING CUPS to the the tin.
9. Divide the Batter into the baking cups (Should roughly make about 18 Cupcakes).
10. Bake at 350 Degrees for 20 Minutes, or until a toothpick comes out of the center of the cupcakes clean.
11. Let Cupcakes cool.


1. In a large Mixing bowl combine CREAM CHEESE & BUTTER. Blend until smooth with and electric mixer.
2. Add and Blend in the Vanilla.
3. Gradually, stir in the POWDERED SUGAR.
4. Decorate the cool cupcakes!! (I broke up one of the cupcakes and used it to create red velvet sprinkles!!!!)


DaisyMuffin said...

Lorraine! They are beautiful. I'm sure Brian will love them.

Tropical Mind said...

These are my absolute favorite! You did an awesome job! Never made them myself, but now I want to. We always buy the little 2 packs of red velvet cupcakes at Super Target in the bakery =)

Anonymous said...

I love red velvet, I'm from the south and my son has red velvet cake every birthday made by me! Can't wait to see the video!

Shannon said...

Those cupcakes look super delicious!