Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

1
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

  1. Heat 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.
  2. In 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.
  3. Bake and cool completely as directed on box for cupcakes.
  4. Bake 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




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