Luscious Red Velvet Cupcakes: Sweet Temptation
Indulge in the allure of these Luscious Red Velvet Cupcakes – a delightful treat that combines the richness of cocoa with a hint of buttermilk tanginess. This recipe is your ticket to creating moist, velvety cupcakes that are crowned with a swirl of cream cheese frosting. Whether it’s a special occasion or a regular craving for something sweet, these cupcakes are the answer.
- 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs
- 1 ½ cups vegetable oil
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 2 tablespoons red food coloring
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
- In a bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cocoa powder, and salt.
- In another bowl, beat the eggs and then add the vegetable oil, buttermilk, food coloring, vanilla extract, and white vinegar. Mix until well combined.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing just until the batter forms.
- Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the cupcakes to cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Once cooled, pipe cream cheese frosting onto the cupcakes and decorate as desired.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yield: 24 cupcakes
These Luscious Red Velvet Cupcakes combine the perfect balance of flavors and textures, making them an irresistible dessert option for any occasion.
Nutrition information: Calories: 280 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g
Savor the temptation of these Red Velvet Cupcakes that bring together the classic charm of cocoa and cream cheese frosting. Each bite is a harmony of flavors and a testament to the art of baking. Whether you’re sharing them with loved ones or enjoying a moment of indulgence by yourself, these cupcakes are sure to leave a lasting impression. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and embark on a baking adventure that ends with a batch of delectable, sweet treats that you won’t be able to resist.