Red Velvet Cupcakes

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Hi, thanks for stopping by, my name is Anna Kosti and I am 17 years old. I live in Larnaca, Cyprus, with my family and I am still going to high school. I fell in love with baking since the age of 9! I started with simple recipes to making complicated and fascinating desserts. I am planning to join university next year, overseas, to become a professional pastry chef.

These fluffy & delicious Red Velvet Cupcakes are the absolute treat for any party! They are topped with a creamy rich cream cheese buttercream. They are the perfect combination and they look so beautiful!

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These cupcakes are perfect for family and friends as they are super delicious and so easy to make. They will become your new favourite.
Also make sure to try the cream cheese glaze with the cupcakes as they taste so good together!

These Red velvet cupcakes can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for up to a week. In order to keep that moisture cover them with plastic wrap.

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Preparation Time:

40 Minutes

Cooking Time:

20 Minutes

Total Time:

1 Hour

Serves:

12

Level of Difficulty:

Easy

Description

These fluffy & delicious Red Velvet Cupcakes are the absolute treat for any party! They are topped with a creamy rich cream cheese buttercream.

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp red food paste colour

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 300gr cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 5 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Cupcakes: In a bowl cream together your butter and sugar for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add in your oil, vanilla, buttermilk and eggs and keep mixing until combined.
  3. Add in your salt, baking soda, cocoa powder and all purpose flour. Mix until nice and smooth.
  4. Add in your red food paste and mix!
  5. Line with paper cupcake cases a 12 holes muffin tin. Fill each cupcake case with about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes at 175°C (until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean).
  7. Buttercream: In A bowl add in your cream cheese and butter and mix until creamy for about 2 minutes.
  8. Add in your icing sugar & vanilla extract and mix on medium to high speed for 4 minutes until smooth.
  9. Decorate your cupcakes using your buttercream and serve right away.

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