Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Jessica Kolb

By
@jessicamarie

Red velvet cake has been popular in the southern U.S. since the early 1900s.

If you're serving ice cream, try vanilla ice cream with red candy sprinkles or a drizzle of grenadine syrup.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

1 tsp
water
1 oz
red food coloring
1 1/4 c
water
1/2 c
vegetable oil
3
eggs
1 lb
betty crocker® rich & creamy cream cheese frosting

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. To make red food color paint, in small bowl, mix 1 teaspoon water and 3 to 4 drops of the food color; set aside.
2In large bowl, beat cake mix, 1 1/4 cups water, the oil, eggs and remaining food color in bottle with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
3Bake and cool completely as directed on box for cupcakes.
4Bake and cool completely as directed on box for cupcakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Hashtags: #red, #velvet, #Cupcakes