Red Velvety Cup Cakes Recipe

Red Velvet cup cakes, are beautiful petite desserts that can light up any dinner with its stunning visual appeal. Smooth and velvety, these cup cakes are a nice way to start a dessert course.
Red Velvety Cup Cakes picture


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient

Recipe Story

Cup cakes, have been a serious hobby for a friend of mine. He often tries to innovate and create different kinds of cup cakes for his bakery shop. Red velvety cup cake, has been his favorite since the very beginning and I get to taste that every time I visit him.


 All purpose flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking cocoa powder1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Butter stick2
 Eggs5 Large
 Buttermilk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Red food coloring1 Teaspoon
 Red velvet cake recipe1


1. In a bowl, add flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
2. In another bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, add eggs one at a time, making sure to beat well after each egg.
3. Add 1/4 of dry ingredients to creamed mixture then approximately 1/4 of buttermilk alternating until mixed well. Mix in vanilla and food coloring.

4. Fill lined cupcake pans 1/2 full of red velvet batter.
5. In a preheated oven, bake at 180 degrees centigrade for approximately 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
6. Cool cupcakes in pans for 5 to 10 minutes then remove from pans.

7. Serve cooled or with frosting.