Red Velvet Cupcakes

Added by del
Tagscake chocolate cupcake dessert snack strawberry
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes
Servesmakes lots of cupcakes


125 g butter
3/4 cup raw caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla paste
2 eggs
1 1/4 cup self raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup cocoa poder
1/2 tsp red food colouring
1/2 tsp strawberry flavouring
1/2 cup butter milk



  1. preheat oven to 160C
  2. cream butter and sugar
  3. beat eggs and add to butter, stir to combine
  4. sift flour, baking powder and cocoa over
  5. add butter milk, vanilla, food colouring and strawberry flavouring
  6. stir until ingredients are just combined
  7. put in lined cupcake tray - don't over fill they rise quite a lot
  8. bake approximately 15 minutes for mini cup cakes
  9. remove and cool on racks
  10. dust with icing sugar and serve


for a more decadent cupcake use cream cheese frosting


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