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This recipe for RED VELVET CUPCAKES, by , is from Cookin' With The Osmons, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dessie Caro
Added: Monday, June 5, 2006


1 (18.25oz) package yellow cake mis
2 tbsp cocoa
5 large eggs
1/2 c vegetable oil
1 cup buttermilk
2 (1oz) bottles of red liquid food coloring
Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe follows)
1 (8oz) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 c butter or margarine, softened
2and 1/2 c sifted powdered sugar
1 t vanilla extract

Beat cake mix, cocoa, eggs, oil, buttermilk and food coloring at low speed with an electric mixer for 2 minutes. Spoon batter evenly into 24 paper or foil-lined muffin cups, filling each two-thirds full; bake according to package directions. Remove from pans immediately and cool on wire racks.
Once cool; frost with cream cheese frosting.

Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating at low speed until smooth. Stir in vanilla, beating until mixture is blended.

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