Red Velvet Appreciation

Since Valentine’s day is right around the corner, I decided to post up one of my favourite recipes that I’ve used for making my Red Velvet cupcakes 🙂

*Note that the featured image shows a Red velvet cake slice from Baked Expectations on Osbourne…another place to get one of the best Red Velvets from 😀

Recipe can be found here:

INGREDIENTS (Obtained from link above: All rights go to their respected owner)

For the Cupcakes:

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2½ tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons red food coloring
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoons distilled white vinegar

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 4 ounces butter, at room temperature
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Special Equipment:

  • Standard 12-cup muffin pan
  • Red food coloring
  • Disposable decorating bags
  • Attic #827 decorating tip

For directions, click on the link above.