Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

Ingredients

 3 1/2 cups cake flour
 3/4 cup butter, softened
 2 cups sugar
 3 eggs, at room temperature
 6 tablespoons red food coloring
 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
 1 1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
 Vanilla Frosting, as needed
 sprinkles, as needed, optional

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350F. Line 2 dozen cupcake cups with paper liners.

2

Sift the flour into a small bowl and set aside.

3

In another large bowl cream the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly.

4

Add the cocoa powder, red food coloring, and salt.

5

Add the flour and buttermilk alternatively until everything is combined.

6

Add the vinegar and baking soda. Stir to combine.

7

Scrape down the sides of the bowl and make sure everything has been incorporated.

8

Divide the batter among the cupcake pans and bake 20 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.

9

Let cool completely and frost with vanilla icing. Decorate with sprinkles if desired.

Ingredients

 3 1/2 cups cake flour
 3/4 cup butter, softened
 2 cups sugar
 3 eggs, at room temperature
 6 tablespoons red food coloring
 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
 1 1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
 Vanilla Frosting, as needed
 sprinkles, as needed, optional

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350F. Line 2 dozen cupcake cups with paper liners.

2

Sift the flour into a small bowl and set aside.

3

In another large bowl cream the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly.

4

Add the cocoa powder, red food coloring, and salt.

5

Add the flour and buttermilk alternatively until everything is combined.

6

Add the vinegar and baking soda. Stir to combine.

7

Scrape down the sides of the bowl and make sure everything has been incorporated.

8

Divide the batter among the cupcake pans and bake 20 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.

9

Let cool completely and frost with vanilla icing. Decorate with sprinkles if desired.

Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe