The Housewife Diary Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients

2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, room temperature
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl and set aside.
2
Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed approximately 5 minutes or until light and fluffy.
3
Beat in eggs, one at a time. Mix in sour cream, milk, food color and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until just blended. Do not overbeat. Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup ⅔ full.
4
Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Remove red velvet cupcakes from pans and cool completely.
5
Frosting: Beat butter and cream cheese until blended well. Add in vanilla and mix. Gradually add in powdered sugar until you reach your preferred sweetness.

 



Yield:

5

Added:

Friday, December 17, 2010 - 10:31am

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