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Red Velvet Cupcakes

A couple years ago I made my original recipe Red Velvet Strawberry Shortcake Cake. These cupcakes are the babies to that original cake. With a special twist of course!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword red velvet cupcakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Author Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup (156g) all-purpose flour sifted
  • 3/4 cup (150g) granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup (180g) buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup (112g) vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 -3 tablespoons red food coloring use as much or as little you need to reach the desired color
  • 1 tsp. distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt together.
  3. To the large bowl of a stand mixer add buttermilk, oil, eggs, food coloring, vinegar, and vanilla and beat until well blended, about 2 minutes.
  4. With mixer on low speed, slowly beat in flour mixture until blended.
  5. Fill muffin cups two-thirds full.
  6. Bake 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Let cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on rack.