Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese 

Made these cupcakes a few times now and they are absolutely delicious Simple to make yet spectacular and 5 star, these red velvet cup cakes with cream cheese icing are delicious and worth trying.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 350g (2 1/3 cups) plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 315g (1 1/2 cups) caster sugar
  • 250ml (1 cup) buttermilk
  • 185ml (3/4 cup) vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons red food colouring
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • Dollar Sweets Fairy Fives sprinkles, to decorate frosting
  • 250g pkt cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 100g butter, at room temperature
  • 195g (1 1/4 cups) pure icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

METHOD:

1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line eighteen 80ml (1/3-cup) capacity muffin pans with paper cases. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, bicarbonate of soda and baking powder into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar.

2. Whisk the buttermilk, oil, eggs, food colouring and vinegar in a jug until combined. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture. Add the buttermilk mixture and stir until just combined.

3. Divide the mixture among the prepared pans. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centres comes out clean. Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack to cool completely.

4. To make the cream cheese frosting, use an electric beater to beat the cream cheese, butter, icing sugar and vanilla in a bowl until smooth.

5. Pipe the icing over the cupcakes and top with the sprinkles.

Enjoy!!

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16 Comments

  1. March 28, 2017 / 1:54 PM

    Beautiful pictures, looks yummy

    • March 28, 2017 / 1:56 PM

      Thanks Hun. They are delish 👌🏻👌🏻

  2. Anna
    March 28, 2017 / 8:04 PM

    Beautiful. I will try 👍🏻

    • March 29, 2017 / 10:29 AM

      Thanks hun. its actually really good and very easy. (very moist and fluffy 🙂 )

  3. Amanda
    March 29, 2017 / 10:31 AM

    they look soooo good !!!

  4. Zoe
    May 18, 2017 / 8:49 AM

    <3 <3 <3 OMG <3 <3 <3 YUMMYYYYYYY!!!

  5. June 9, 2017 / 11:13 PM

    I’m going to Mom to prepare this.. looks delicious.. 🙂

    • June 9, 2017 / 11:14 PM

      *going to ask mom to prepare. ..
      Nice post.. love it

    • June 9, 2017 / 11:21 PM

      Haha 🤗💕
      I’m
      Sure you’ll like it 🙂

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