Red velvet cupcakes
Chocolate cupcake with a nice red color topped with an onctuous cream cheese frosting.
IngredientsRecipe for 24 cupcakes
For the cupcakes
Red food coloring
For the cream cheese frosting
Preparation time: 60 min
Preheat your four at 350 °F
- Cupcake PreparationMix all dry ingredients: flour, colorant, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl, then sift the mix. Cream butter and sugar until the mixture is light and creamy. Stir in 1/4 of the dry ingredients alternately with of the buttermilk until everything is mixed. Incorporate the eggs.Fill cupcake molds half way and cook in oven about 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.Cool cupcakes 5 to 10 minutes in pans then remove cupcakes from pans to cool completely.
- Cream Cheese Frosting Preparation In a bowl, cream the butter with the cream cheese with electric mixer. Stir in powdered sugar gradually until mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in vanilla extract.
- To serveOnce the cupcakes have cooled, transfer the frosting to a pastry bag with a fluted tip and garnish the cup cakes. Decorate them with a few sugar beads.
There are different variety of natural red coloring including beet and cochineal.