Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes

Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes are the epitome of indulgence. These moist, velvety cupcakes with their rich cocoa flavor and vibrant red hue make for the perfect treat on any occasion. Whether it’s a birthday celebration or a cozy evening at home, these cupcakes are sure to steal the show.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp red food coloring
  • Cream cheese frosting
  • Red sprinkles for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cocoa powder, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, beat the eggs, then add vegetable oil, buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla extract, and red food coloring.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
  8. Top with cream cheese frosting and garnish with red sprinkles.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 cupcakes

These Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes are a true delight for the senses. The moist, red velvet cake paired with creamy cream cheese frosting creates a perfect balance of flavors and textures. They are a crowd-pleaser and will make any occasion extra special.

Nutritional Information (per cupcake): Calories – 320, Fat – 20g, Carbohydrates – 32g, Protein – 3g

Red Velvet Cupcakes are not just a dessert; they are a symbol of love and celebration. The deep, luscious red color represents passion, making them an ideal treat for anniversaries and romantic occasions. The combination of flavors in these cupcakes will leave your taste buds dancing with joy. Whether you’re an experienced baker or just starting, these cupcakes are easy to make and guaranteed to impress. Share these Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes with your loved ones and create lasting memories.

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