Red Velvet cupcakes | How to make Red Velvet cupcakes

By Afroz Shaikh  |  18th Jun 2017  |  
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About Red Velvet cupcakes Recipe

Special thanks to my dear friend Trupti Andrews, who is not just an amazing homecook and baker but also a wonderful human being with heart of gold. This is her tried and tested recipe that she shared with me.

Red Velvet cupcakes is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Red Velvet cupcakes has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Afroz Shaikh is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Red Velvet cupcakes recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Red Velvet cupcakes is 20 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 25 minutes. This is recipe of Red Velvet cupcakes is perfect to serve 6 people. Red Velvet cupcakes is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Red Velvet cupcakes. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Red Velvet cupcakes by commenting on this page below!

Red Velvet cupcakes

Ingredients to make Red Velvet cupcakes

  • 1 ¼ cup plus 2 tbs all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1.5 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp instant coffee powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup thick buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2- 3 tbsp red food
  • Cream cheese frosting: 1/4 cup soft butter
  • 225 gms cream cheese
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 1/2 cup sifted icing sugar
  • A pinch of salt

How to make Red Velvet cupcakes

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree C. Grease and line the cupcake tray with liners, and keep it aside.
  2. Sieve all dry ingredients in one bowl. Give it a quick mix with a dry spoon .Mix all wet ingredients in another bowl including food color.
  3. Now pour wet ingredients to dry ones and mix with cut and fold method until no lumps, do not over mix .
  4. Give a final whisk with the hand mixer. Pour 1/4 cup of batter in each mould.
  5. Bake for around 18-20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Place the cupcakes on cooling rack. Meanwhile start with the frosting. Please don’t over bake.
  7. In stand mixer add butter and cream cheese, both should be at room temperature. And with paddle attachment beat it at medium speed until cream cheese and butter become light and fluffy.
  8. Add vanilla extract and whisk. Now add salt and icing sugar and start whisking.
  9. Once sugar is incorporated frosting is ready. Don’t over work the frosting otherwise it will get soupy and will not hold its shape.
  10. Once cupcake is cooled you can frost them with cream cheese frosting.

My Tip:

Crumble one cupcake and sprinkle little on each cupcakes

Reviews for Red Velvet cupcakes (1)

Reema Garg2 years ago

totally drooling over it!

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