5 from 2 votes
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Total Time
30 mins
 

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting, moist and flavourful cake paired with the best cream cheese frosting. It's a classic and rich dessert recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 245 kcal
Author: Tammi
Ingredients
FOR THE CUPCAKES:
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 + 1 yolk eggs
  • 2 tbsp red food colouring
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
FOR THE FROSTING:
  • 1 brick PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese (250g)
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
Instructions
FOR THE CUPCAKES:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 and line muffin tins with cupcake liners

  2. Using a mixer, cream together the butter, oil and sugar

  3. Add the eggs one at a time, and mix well

  4. Add in the food colouring, buttermilk, vinegar and vanilla - and allow to mix once again

  5. In a separate bowl combine the flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda - then in small batches, add the dry mixture to the batter

  6. Divide the batter into the cupcake liners, and bake for 14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean

FOR THE FROSTING:
  1. Using a mixer on medium speed - beat the cream cheese and butter until fluffy.

  2. Gradually add in the icing sugar until combined and then add the vanilla and mix again until fluffy


  3. Frost the cooled cupcakes, decorate as desired and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 245 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 280mg12%
Potassium 27mg1%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.