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How to make red velvet cupcakes

Make Red Velvet Cupcakes

15
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INGREDIENTS
Here are the ingredients for the cupcakes.  Preheat the oven to 350 F

Here are the ingredients for the cupcakes. Preheat the oven to 350 F

Mix together all of the dry ingredients

Mix together all of the dry ingredients

Use a paddle attachment

Use a paddle attachment

Cream together the butter and the sugar

Cream together the butter and the sugar

Add the egg and the vanilla

Add the egg and the vanilla

Add half of the dry mixture and half of the buttermilk

Add half of the dry mixture and half of the buttermilk

Second half of the flour and buttermilk

Second half of the flour and buttermilk

Add a small amount of red food coloring.  Start with a little bit because you can always add more if you need to but you can't take it out if you add too much!

Add a small amount of red food coloring. Start with a little bit because you can always add more if you need to but you can't take it out if you add too much!

Line you cupcake pan with liners

Line you cupcake pan with liners

Fill the liners with the batter and bake for 13-15 minutes, or until a tooth pick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean

Fill the liners with the batter and bake for 13-15 minutes, or until a tooth pick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean

Here are the ingredients for the icing

Here are the ingredients for the icing

Again, use the paddle attachment

Again, use the paddle attachment

Add in the softened cream cheese, softened butter and the vanilla.  Mix until fluffy

Add in the softened cream cheese, softened butter and the vanilla. Mix until fluffy

Add in half of the powdered sugar and mix slowly to combine

Add in half of the powdered sugar and mix slowly to combine

Add the second half of the powdered sugar and slowly combine and then mix on high for two minutes

Add the second half of the powdered sugar and slowly combine and then mix on high for two minutes

Use whatever piping tip you want to decorate your cupcakes!

Use whatever piping tip you want to decorate your cupcakes!

I added some sprinkles on top for extra decoration! Enjoy!

  • 1/4c All purpose flour
  • 2.0Tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1/2tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2tsp Baking soda
  • 1/4tsp Salt
  • 1/4c Unsalted butter
  • 3/4c Granulated sugar
  • 3/4c Buttermilk
  • 1.0 Egg
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • Red food coloring
  • ***for the frosting***
  • 8.0oz Cream cheese
  • 1/2 Sticks of butter
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • 3/4lb Confectioners sugar