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Red Velvet cupcakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Isabelle Morin
Added: Sunday, February 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/3 cup water
2 ounces red food coloring
1 cup buttermilk
1 teapoon vanilla extract
1 teapoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon baking soda

Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting

Directions:
Directions:
Pre heat over to 350 degrees. Line 12 cupcake pan with paper
liners.

Cream butter and sugar until fluffly.
Add eggs and blend well.
Mix cocoa and food coloring and add to the butter mixture.
Sift flour and salt together into mixture.
Slowly add one at a time; buttermilk, vanilla, and water.
In a small bowl, combine the vinegar and the baking soda. Fold
it into the cake batter. Fold in but do not beat into mixture.
Pour the batter into the cupcake pan. Bake 20 minutes, until
the cake is tested with toothpick.

Frost cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and serve. May
garnish with Edible flowers for party!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Buy Edible flowers at local market or on-line at Dean & Deluca.

 

 

 

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