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Red Velvet Cupcakes
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Rating: 4.2/5 (68 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Oven
Difficulty: Medium
Cuisine: American
     Serving Size: 16 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories 734
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 52g
Saturated Fat 30g
Unsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 137mg
Sodium 740mg
Total Carbohydrate 59g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 37g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A  21%Vitamin C  1%
Calcium  11%Iron  8%
Potassium  6%Vitamin E  4%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Collection: Valentine's Day

Recipe Tags: Cupcake Recipes

Date Added: October 07, 2015
These are yummy and fun cupcakes for any birthday or special dessert!


3 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
1 1/4 teaspoons Baking Soda
1 1/4 teaspoons Salt
1 1/4 teaspoons Unsweetened Cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups Vegetable Oil
2 1/4 oz Sugar granulated
1 1/4 cups Buttermilk
3 Eggs
2 tablespoons Red Food Color plus 2 teaspoons
1 1/4 teaspoons Apple Cider or vinegar (white or can both work)
1 1/4 teaspoons Extract Of Vanilla
1/8 cup Water
1 1/2 lbs Cream Cheese , room temperature
1 lb Butter room temperature
2 lbs Confectionery Sugar
1 tablespoon Extract Of Vanilla
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1. Cupcake: Preheat the oven 350 degrees F.

2. Mix flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder into a bowl and set aside.

3. Mix oil, sugar, and buttermilk with an electric mixer until combined.

4. Add eggs, food coloring, vinegar, vanilla and water and mix well.

5. Slowly add the dry ingredients previously mixed.

6. Mix just until ingredients are combined.

7. Line 1 large cupcake tin or 2 smaller cupcake tins with paper liners, scoop the batter into the liners and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 30 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.

8. Let cool.

9. Cream Cheese Frosting:

10. Using an electric mixer, whip the butter and cream cheese together until creamy.

11. Slowly add the powdered sugar to the mixture.

12. Add the vanilla and mix until combined.

13. Once the cupcakes are cool, frost them with the cream cheese frosting.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is high in Vitamin A with 21% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Egg, Milk, Butter, Gluten, Cheese, Cocoa Powder, Food Color, Natural Sweeteners, Fructose Malabsorption, Apple allergies.
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