Red Velvet Cupcakes

Quick Summary:

Not just your everyday cupcake! Baked in a Kleenmaid Multi-function oven,  these fluffy and moist  red velvet cupcakes with tangy cream cheese icing are simple to make yet spectacular.

What you will need:


125g butter
250g caster sugar
2 eggs
250ml buttermilk
1 tbs red food colouring
1 tsp vanilla essence
½ tsp baking soda
1 tbs white vinegar
250g self-raising flour
40g cocoa powder
½ tsp salt
250g cream cheese, softened
50g butter, softened
4 cups of icing sugar, sifted
1 tbs lemon juice



Red Velvet Cupcakes

How to make it:


Preheat oven to 170 degrees fan bake.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Whisk in eggs and vanilla, then combine buttermilk and red food colouring.  Stir in the baking soda and vinegar.
Gently fold through sifted flour, cocoa and salt.
Spoon mixture into muffin cups and bake for 20-25 minutes.  
Check cupcakes are ready by inserting a skewer.  If it comes out clean, remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool.  
For the icing, beat together cream cheese and butter.  Gradually add icing sugar and lemon juice.
Decorate cupcakes when completely cool.

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