Recipe: Tasty Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting. Top these classic red velvet cupcakes with a tangy cream cheese frosting and serve them at your next birthday party or backyard potluck. Frosted Cupcakes: You can store the frosted cupcakes at room temperature for a few days. Ha – apparently, my friends and I cannot. 🙂 I ended up making two batches of red velvet cupcakes to take to a handful of events with friends this And then for those like me, hearing anything having to do with "cream cheese frosting" just seals the deal.

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Frost cupcakes with cream cheese icing (recipe below) and decorate with red sprinkles if desired. The cupcakes above were decorated using the Wilton Cupcake Decorating Kit and Valentine's Sprinkles. They can usually be found at craft stores like Michaels or Joann. You can have Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting using 17 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. You need of Sponge.
  2. It’s 60 grams of unsalted butter.
  3. It’s 140 grams of caster sugar.
  4. You need 1 large of egg.
  5. Prepare 1/4 tsp of vanilla extract.
  6. You need 4 tbsp of red food colouring.
  7. You need 1 pinch of salt.
  8. It’s 30 grams of unsweetened cocoa powder.
  9. You need 225 grams of all purpose/plain flour.
  10. You need 120 ml of buttermilk.
  11. Prepare 1/2 tsp of cider vinegar.
  12. You need 1/2 tsp of baking soda.
  13. You need of Frosting.
  14. You need 25 grams of salted butter.
  15. It’s 125 grams of cream cheese.
  16. Prepare 1/4 tsp of vanilla extract.
  17. You need 125 grams of confectioners/icing sugar.

In a medium mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder. Garnish with chopped pecans and a fresh raspberry or strawberry. He loves red velvet, so I got one from each store and we compared. He gave me a little lesson in what made a good red velvet cupcake – to him at least.

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting instructions

  1. Makes 12 cakes.
  2. Preheat oven to 180°c/350°f/gas 4.
  3. Line a 12 hole cupcake pan with paper cases.
  4. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until pale. Slowly add the egg until well incorporated.
  5. In a seperste bowl beat the vanilla, colouring, salt and cocoa into a thick paste and beat into the butter mixture.
  6. With the mixer on a slow speed, add the flour and buttermilk alternating each and begining and ending with the flour.
  7. Stir the vinegar into the baking soda and fold into the mixture.
  8. Leave to stand for 3 minutes.
  9. Spoon the pan into the paper cases to 3/4 full.
  10. Bake for 15 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.
  11. Cool on a wire rack.
  12. To make the frosting: beat the butter and cream cheese together until there are no lumps.
  13. Add the vanilla and gradually add the sugar.
  14. Either use a piping bag or a spoon to decorate your cakes once cool.

And cream cheese frosting is always required when red velvet is involved. I've heard people say that red velvet cake is just. This recipe for red velvet cupcakes includes an easy cream cheese frosting. The beautiful cupcakes are topped with a creamy cream cheese frosting. These light, moist red velvet cupcakes are delicious on their own, but top them with a flavorful cream cheese frosting, and they're positively irresistible.


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