Going Red-Velvet

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Serves 24 cupcakes | Prep Time 20 mins | Cook Time 15 mins (till done)

Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe was created through a lot of different experiments. It is a deliciously moist red velvet cupcake. With a light vanilla cream cheese frosting topped with a banana slice to top it off. It is so delicious!

Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons cocoa powder, unsweetened
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk (to make your own butter milk use milk and a dash of apple cider vinger and let sit for 5 minutes)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 -3 ounces red food coloring
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup hot coffee, prepared


Line your cupcake pans with liners and pre heat the oven at 350F

In a large bowl add flour, baking soda, baking powder,and cocoa powder. Sift together and set Aside.

In a separate large bowl, add sugar and oil. Whisk together until combined.

Add in eggs, buttermilk, vanilla & red food coloring. Whisk well until combined. Next add in the coffee & vinegar.

Pour the flour mixture into the sugar mixture a little at a time. Beating until well combined.

When the cakes are done let them cool in the pan for about 10-15 minutes. Then remove them from the pan and let them finish cooling on a wire rack.

Once cooled frost with our Vanilla Cream Cheese frosting and garnish with a banana.

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