How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes With Creamcheese Frosting


Prepare ingredients

Find an empty space to work in or empty a surface area

Prepare the the paper cases and then leave to a side.

You will also need a mixer

Place the 60 g of butter in the mixer

Then add the caster sugar along with the butter and beat until well combined on medium speed.

Turn mixer on high , then gradually add the egg and beat until well mixed.

In a small bowl add cocoa powder...

....Then the red food colouring....

And the vanilla extract...

Then mix to make a dark paste.

Then in a larger bowl place the butter mixture in along with the paste

Mix with a whisk until evenly coloured.

Slowly add in the flour and buttermilk whilst stirring you can use a mixer. Repeat this until all the buttermilk and flour have been mixed in thoroughly. You will end up with a smooth mixture.

Preheat oven at 180C/160C fan/gas Mark 4

Spoon the mixture into the paper cases until 2/3 full.

Repeat for all the paper cases.

Then bake in preheated oven for 20mins, keep checking on them every 5mins.

Whilst waiting clean equipment to clear the place up!

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After 20mins take the cupcakes out of the oven and let them cool down on cooling rac

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For the frosting this is what you will need

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Beat the icing sugar 50g of butter and cream cheese together until thoroughly mixed in . Continue beating for a few mins until light and fluffy

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Transfer the mixture to a bowl

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When the cupcakes have cooled down, spoon a third of the frosting into the piping bag.

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Use to decorate the first 4 cupcakes then fill up again to do the rest.

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Then you can decorate with edible sprinkles or silver balls or glitter etc

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Now it's ready to eat.

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It's one fun thing to make even if you can't bake! :)

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Now tuck in, yummy


Watch the video: Perfect Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe. Cupcake Jemma


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