Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes
Red Velvet Cupcakes are a symphony of flavors, a dance of sweetness and richness that captivates the senses from the first glance to the last crumb. The deep, velvety red hue promises a taste as indulgent as the name suggests, making it the perfect treat for special occasions or a delightful everyday indulgence.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons red food coloring
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
- In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In another bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- In a small bowl, mix cocoa powder, red food coloring, and vanilla extract to form a paste. Add to the butter mixture and mix until well combined.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with buttermilk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
- Spoon the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
- Let the cupcakes cool completely before frosting.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 24 cupcakes
These Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes are a celebration in every bite, a luscious treat that combines the perfect balance of moistness, cocoa flavor, and the signature velvety texture. Topped with a creamy cream cheese frosting, they are a joy for the eyes and a delight for the taste buds.
Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 240kcal | Fat – 12g | Carbohydrates – 30g | Protein – 3g
Concluding this cupcake saga, these Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes are not just a dessert; they are an experience. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a kitchen novice, these cupcakes are your ticket to creating moments of pure bliss. Share them with loved ones, savor them with a cup of coffee, and let the magic of red velvet transport you to a world of sweetness and joy.