Spectacular Red Velvet Cupcakes

Spectacular Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes are the epitome of dessert perfection. These moist and velvety cupcakes are not only visually stunning with their vibrant red color but also incredibly delicious. Whether you’re baking for a special occasion or just satisfying your sweet tooth, these cupcakes are sure to impress.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • Cream cheese frosting


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  2. In a bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and cocoa powder.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, food coloring, vanilla extract, and white vinegar.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  5. Fill each cupcake liner about two-thirds full with the batter.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting them with cream cheese frosting.
  8. Decorate as desired and enjoy!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

These Spectacular Red Velvet Cupcakes are the perfect combination of rich flavor and a tender crumb. They’re ideal for any celebration or simply as a delightful treat to enjoy with a cup of coffee or tea.

Nutrition Information: (per cupcake) Calories: 250, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 29g, Protein: 2g

Red Velvet Cupcakes are a classic dessert that never goes out of style. Their deep red color and creamy frosting make them a favorite for birthdays, holidays, and special occasions. The rich cocoa flavor combined with a subtle hint of buttermilk creates a unique and irresistible taste that’s hard to resist.
Whether you’re a novice baker or an experienced one, these cupcakes are easy to make and sure to be a crowd-pleaser. So, roll up your sleeves, put on your apron, and get ready to bake up a batch of these Spectacular Red Velvet Cupcakes that will steal the show at your next gathering.

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