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Valentine's Red Velvet

Moist & Tender with a deep Ruby Punch and subtle Chocolate flavor. These are and oldie but a goodie!
Ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 2 Tablespoon
  Canola oil/Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1/2 cup for cupcakes and 1/4 for frosting)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Egg 3 Medium, beaten
  Red tint 2 Tablespoon (beet juice)
For cream cheese frosting
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon (as needed)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTION READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. In a bowl, sift together all the dry ingredients, flour, soda, salt and cocoa.

MAKING
3. In another bowl, blend together oil, butter, and buttermilk using electric beater.
4. Slowly add in the sugar, a little at a time and beat well after each addition.
5. While still beating, slowly stream in the egg.
6. Add in the red tint, and beat well.
7. Add the dry ingredients in small batches, and beat well with spatula after each addition until the batter is smooth.
8. Into a lined cupcake tin, drop a scoop of the batter and bake in oven for 17 to 22 minutes.

FINALIZING
9. Remove the cupcakes and allow to cool completely.
For the Frosting
10. In a mixer bowl, place the cream cheese and butter, and beat using paddle sugar.
11. Add vanilla and add powdered sugar a bit at a time until fully incorporated.
12. Fill the frosting in a piping bag and pipe it on top of cupcakes.

SERVING
13. Serve as desired.

Things You Will Need
SPATULA, PIPING BAG

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Valentines Day
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
15

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