Easy Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Feb. 14, 2014

These red velvet cupcakes come together quick and easy! A one-bowl recipe that produces homemade red velvet cupcakes that are bakery-style soft and fluffy with that signature southern red velvet taste! I topped these cupcakes with a simple cream cheese frosting that complimented the cupcakes well without overpowering the flavor.


Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Vegetable oil 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Eggs 2 (at room temperature)
Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (at room temperature)
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
Red food color 1 Ounce
Hot water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
White distilled vinegar 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Unsweetened cocoa powder 2 Tablespoon
For frosting
Cream cheese 8 Ounce (at room temperature)
Butter 4 Tablespoon , softened (at room temperature)
Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)


For directions, please visit http://divascancook.com/2014/02/easy-red-velvet-cupcakes-recipe.html

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 431Calories from Fat 182

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 306 mg12.75%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 43 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet