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Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe


How to cook Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe.

Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe Red velvet cupcake are so easy and rewarding to prepare. This cake looks velvety, dark red, moist and fluffy, it is best paired with cream cheese frosting. But if you don’t have cream cheese or vanilla frosting, chocolate frosting will do.


red velvet cupcake with chocolate frosting

Red Velvet Cupcake Ingredients:

  • 435 g plain flour
  • 1¼  tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1¼  tsp salt
  • 1¼  tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 360 ml  vegetable oil
  • 375 g caster sugar
  • 300 ml  buttermilk
  • 3 eggs, at room temperature
  • 40 ml red food colouring
  • 1¼ tsp vinegar (white or apple cider)
  • 1¼ tsp vanilla essence
  • 30 ml water
  • Cream Cheese Frosting  or any Betty Crocker Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcake Cooking Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 180C, Gas 4. Line a 16 space fairy cake tin with paper baking cases. Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt and cocoa powder into a bowl and set aside. In a mixer fitted with paddle attachment, mix the oil, sugar and buttermilk until combined. Add the eggs, food coloring, vinegar, vanilla and water and mix well.
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  • Add the dry ingredients a little bit at a time and mix on low, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally. Mix until just combined; do not over mix or the cakes will come out tough. Divide the batter between the paper baking cases and bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until a cocktail stick inserted into the center of a cake comes out clean.

red velvet cupcake

Allow to cool on a wire rack and put your prepared frosting and serve.

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In this recipe i don’t have cream cheese or vanilla frosting available, so i try using chocolate frosting which my Aunt gave me. The next time i will cook red velvet, I will use cream cheese frosting and update this recipe.  

About pingskie

Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL.Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!

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