Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes with 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.

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About Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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