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!!!!)