Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Tags: Desserts Cakes | Cookies
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Forget the old, mainstream vanilla- or chocolate cupcakes. These red velvet ones will blow your mind!

Ingredients

For the cupcakes:
435 g
375 g
sugar
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1 1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
salt
1 1/4 tsp
cocoa powder
3
eggs
1 tsp
red food colouring
360 ml
oil
30 ml
water
300 ml
buttermilk
For the frosting:
225 g
cream cheese
60 g
unsalted butter
240 g
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Preparation

For the cupcakes:

  • Mix the oil, sugar, buttermilk, eggs, food coloring, vanilla extract and water until smooth.
  • Add the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and cocoa powder) and mix.
  • Pour the mixture evenly into 24 cupcake holders.
  • Heat the oven to 180°C and bake for around 25 minutes.

For the frosting:

  • Beat the cream cheese, butter and sugar. Add the vanilla extract.
  • Decorate the cupcakes with the prepared frosting, using a plastic piping bag.
  • Scatter some cupcake crumble on top of the frosting.