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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting and Chocolate Sprinkles Recipe
These classic Red Velvet Cupcakes are ideal for any occasion. They're sure to please with a moist, velvety crumb and a rich buttercream frosting.
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 40 minutes
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
- Prepare a muffin pan with paper liners.
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
- Cream the butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
- One at a time, add the eggs, beating well after each addition.
- Combine the vanilla extract and red food coloring in a mixing bowl.
- In two additions, add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk and mixing well after each addition.
- Divide the batter evenly between the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
- Bake the cupcakes for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
- Prepare the frosting while the cupcakes are cooling.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter until it is light and fluffy.
- Mix in the confectioners' sugar, milk, and vanilla extract gradually until the frosting is smooth and creamy.
- Once the cupcakes have completely cooled, generously frost them with the buttercream frosting and sprinkle with chocolate sprinkles.
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