Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes: Creamy Delight
Prepare yourself for a culinary journey filled with the rich, velvety goodness of our Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes. Created by the talented Elizabeth Rodriguez, these cupcakes are more than a treat—they are a testament to the artistry of baking.
- 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 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1 ounce red food coloring
- 3 large eggs
- Cream Cheese Frosting (for topping)
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
- In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In another bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
- In a small bowl, mix the cocoa powder and red food coloring to form a paste, then add it to the batter.
- Alternate adding the dry ingredients and buttermilk to the batter, mixing until just combined.
- Spoon the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting with cream cheese frosting.
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yields: 12 cupcakes
Savor the luscious taste of these Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes, topped with a generous swirl of creamy cream cheese frosting. Perfect for celebrations or a sweet indulgence any day.
Nutritional Information: Each cupcake contains approximately 280 calories, 35g of carbohydrates, 3g of protein, and 15g of fat.
Indulge in the blissful experience of these cupcakes, and share the joy with your loved ones. Each bite is a celebration of flavor, texture, and the art of baking. Elizabeth Rodriguez’s Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes are not just a dessert; they are a masterpiece that will leave you craving more.