Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Heart DIY: Red Velvet Cupcakes

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I am not a huge sweets fan usually, except when it comes to cupcakes. They're individual servings of cake, it's genius! I make cupcakes for friends birthdays, christmas, my birthday is always a cupcake extravaganza and of course for Valentines Day. Red velvet are so perfect for Valentines day and when I found these heart shaped silicone cupcake holders, I could not resist!! You can find similar ones on amazon here.
So I made Red Velvet cupcakes, the recipe is SUPER easy an delicious
What you need:
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1 fluid ounce red food coloring (I usually add a bit more)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
2 cups all-purpose flour
 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon salt
1.   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 12 cup muffin pans or line with 20 paper baking cups.
 2. In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Mix in the eggs, buttermilk, red food coloring and vanilla. Stir in the baking soda and vinegar. Combine the flour, cocoa powder and salt; stir into the batter just until blended. Spoon the batter into the prepared cups, dividing evenly.
3.  Bake in the preheated oven until the tops spring back when lightly pressed, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in the pan set over a wire rack. When cool, arrange the cupcakes on a serving platter and frost with desired frosting.
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I filled them up too much, so not all of them were heart shaped, Whoops!!
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Cover with cream cheese icing, and enjoy!! These were delicious!


  1. Replies
    1. They tasted amazing too! My little brother was a happy camper haha

  2. Thanks so much for your lovely comment, it made my day!
    They look so nice, when I made Red Velvet ones they weren't red at all!

    Have a great day,

    1. More food colouring! I almost add more then the recipe calls for

  3. MMM!!! Yummy yummy! I've nevr made red velvet cake but my husband loves it so maybe I should do this for him tomorrow!

  4. These are so so cute!! I wanna try them!!!!! Perfect for Valentine’s Day!!!
    I did a Valentine’s Day Heart Nails TUTORIAL!!
    Check it out and let me know if you like it!!
    love, FRANCESCA

  5. Yummy these look delicious! And cream cheese topping? OMg I want one of the cupcakes right freakin now :D

  6. Adorable and delicious! Definitely gotta try this!

  7.! I LOVE red velvet!! These look amazing and SO cute! I totally want to make some now, wish I had those darling heart molds!

  8. Oh em gee, YUM!!! Those look a-mazing... *drool*

    Happy Valentine's Day, bud! xx

  9. biggest weakness is red velvet, especially with cream cheese frosting. These look absolutely amazing and I need to get my hands on some now.

  10. Saw these (on insta, I think) and I wanted to run home and make them right away. If not tonight, then definitely in my future. Red velvet is my favorite :-) Can you believe with as many cupcakes as I make though, I've never attempted Red Velvet?! That is going to change very soon!


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