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Our Ultimate Recipe For The Best Red Velvet Cupcakes

Don’t know what to serve in your parties? Try out this delicious red velvet cupcake recipe! People will go crazy about it!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Velvet Cupcakes
Servings: 4
Calories: 2801kcal


The Cakes:

  • 345 g flour
  • 5 salt
  • 360 sugar
  • 375 vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 red food coloring
  • 3 vanilla extract
  • 240 buttermilk
  • 12 baking soda
  • 5 white wine vinegar

The Frosting Cream:

  • 400 unsalted butter
  • 240 granulated sugar
  • 360 cream cheese
  • 3 vanilla extract


  • First, sift all the flour, salt, and cocoa into a bowl. Then, set it aside.
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  • Take out another bowl and pour vegetable oil into it. Next, add in granulated sugar.
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  • Mix them well together with a whisk (or use an electric mixer) until the mixture is pale.
    After that, add the eggs in one at a time
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  • Then, mix in the vanilla extract as well as the red food coloring.
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  • Add ⅓ of the sifted flour mixture from step 1 in, and mix them well together.
    For the buttermilk, apply the same “mix-in ⅓ technique.”
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  • Take out a small bowl to mix the white wine vinegar and the baking soda. After they’re blended well, sift them in the mixture from step 4.
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  • After the mixture is well-mixed, place the cake liner into the cupcake molds.
    Then, evenly pour the mixture in (up to ⅔ of the height of the cupcake molds).
    Bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 140℃ and leave to cool completely.
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  • Mix the butter and the cream cheese well together to make the frosting cream.
    Then, add in the granulated sugar bit by bit.
    Finally, add in the vanilla extract.
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  • Pour the frosting cream in an icing bag with a piping tip on top.
    Then, decorate your cupcakes!
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Therefore, if you’re on a diet, eating these delicious cakes every day won’t be a good idea. However, on special occasions, you surely can loosen up a bit and have 1-2 red velvet cupcakes. Especially, when it’s a gift from your loved ones, who could say no?
To wrap things up,
Red velvet cupcakes will be a sweet gift to your loved ones. With just eight steps above, we believe that you now can also make this meaningful dessert for them.
If you have any questions, please leave it in the comments. We’ll reply as soon as possible!


Calories: 2801kcal | Carbohydrates: 223g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 211g | Saturated Fat: 147g | Cholesterol: 402mg | Sodium: 1703mg | Potassium: 352mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 156g | Vitamin A: 3926IU | Calcium: 206mg | Iron: 5mg