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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
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13 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 1HR 30MINS

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Moist, deep red and covered with a cream cheese frosting - your favorite cake in a cupcake.
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In the Kitchen with Jonny
Hello, I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGKAhUMPWsdLT1vb3hl1Dtg
Moist, deep red and covered with a cream cheese frosting - your favorite cake in a cupcake.
1HR 30MINS
Total Time
$1.35
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
us / metric
Butter
2/3 cup
Buttermilk
3/4 cup
Egg
1
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
2 Tbsp
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
Baking Soda
as needed
Baking Soda
Baking Powder
as needed
Baking Powder
Salt
as needed
Red Food Coloring
2 Tbsp
Red Food Coloring
Cream Cheese
1/2 cup
Cream Cheese
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
496
Fat
21.3 g
Protein
4.5 g
Carbs
73.2 g
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In the Kitchen with Jonny
Hello, I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGKAhUMPWsdLT1vb3hl1Dtg
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step 1
In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the Butter (1/2 cup) and Granulated Sugar (1 cup). Add in the Egg (1) and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and blend until smooth.
step 1 In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the Butter (1/2 cup) and Granulated Sugar (1 cup). Add in the Egg (1) and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and blend until smooth.
step 2
Add the Buttermilk (3/4 cup) and Red Food Coloring (2 Tbsp). Blend again.
step 2 Add the Buttermilk (3/4 cup) and Red Food Coloring (2 Tbsp). Blend again.
step 3
Mix the All-Purpose Flour (1 1/2 cups), Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (2 Tbsp), Baking Soda (as needed), Baking Powder (as needed), and Salt (as needed). Lower the speed of the mixer and add the dry to the wet. Mix thoroughly.
step 3 Mix the All-Purpose Flour (1 1/2 cups), Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (2 Tbsp), Baking Soda (as needed), Baking Powder (as needed), and Salt (as needed). Lower the speed of the mixer and add the dry to the wet. Mix thoroughly.
step 4
Pour the batter 2/3 up the cup of each muffin tin. Bake for 18 minutes at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 4 Pour the batter 2/3 up the cup of each muffin tin. Bake for 18 minutes at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 5
To make the frosting, take the Cream Cheese (1/2 cup), Vanilla Extract (as needed) and Butter (2 Tbsp) and mix together until nice and soft. With the stand mixer running, add in the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups)
step 5 To make the frosting, take the Cream Cheese (1/2 cup), Vanilla Extract (as needed) and Butter (2 Tbsp) and mix together until nice and soft. With the stand mixer running, add in the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups)
step 6
Let the cupcakes cool before frosting them.
step 6 Let the cupcakes cool before frosting them.
step 7
Serve and enjoy!
step 7 Serve and enjoy!
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American
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
Valentine's Day
Winter
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