Red Velvet Cupcakes |

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17 September 2012



Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes


4oz. butter, soft
10oz. sugar
2 eggs
1.5fl oz. red food colouring
0.5oz. cocoa powder
2 tsp. vanilla essence
8fl oz. buttermilk
6oz. flour
Pinch of salt
1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
1fl oz. white vinegar
Preparation Time
Cooking Time


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C
  • Cream the butter and sugar until it is a pale yellow colour and fluffy texture
  • Slowly add the egg and beat vigorously until it is incorporated
  • Mix together the cocoa powder, food colouring and vanilla until smooth, add to the butter mix
  • Slowly add the buttermilk and flour alternating between the two until all the buttermilk and flour has been incorporated. Beat vigorously until you have a smooth batter
  • Add the salt, bicarbonate of soda and vinegar until incorporated. Beat vigorously for 1-3 min
  • Fill greased cupcake tins ¾ full with the mixture and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the sponge bounces back when touched
  • Once baked cool the cupcakes
Cooks Note

Preparation time: 30 minutes; Cooking time: 25 minutes

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