How to Bake and Decorate Red Velvet Cupcakes

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How to Bake and Decorate Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe
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1
Grab all of your materials. You can find these in the supplies slide.

Grab all of your materials. You can find these in the supplies slide.

2
Grab all of your ingredients for the cupcakes. You can find these in the supplies slide.

Grab all of your ingredients for the cupcakes. You can find these in the supplies slide.

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3
Grab all of your ingredients for the frosting. You can find these in the supplies slide.

Grab all of your ingredients for the frosting. You can find these in the supplies slide.

4
Preheat your oven to 350°F.

Preheat your oven to 350°F.

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Put the cupcake liners in the cupcake pans.

Put the cupcake liners in the cupcake pans.

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In a mixing bowl pour the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder. Stir with a spoon until combined.

In a mixing bowl pour the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder. Stir with a spoon until combined.

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Put the stand mixer's bowl in place and attach the paddle.

Put the stand mixer's bowl in place and attach the paddle.

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In the stand mixer, mix vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, red food coloring, distilled white vinegar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Gently beat together until combined.

In the stand mixer, mix vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, red food coloring, distilled white vinegar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Gently beat together until combined.

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Add in your dry ingredients and mix until they are combined. Remember to scrape down the sides of the bowl to get all dry ingredients incorporated.

Add in your dry ingredients and mix until they are combined. Remember to scrape down the sides of the bowl to get all dry ingredients incorporated.

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Divide the batter evenly among all the cupcake liners. Use either a tablespoon or a cupcake batter measure. Make sure to not fill the cupcakes over around 2/3 full.

Divide the batter evenly among all the cupcake liners. Use either a tablespoon or a cupcake batter measure. Make sure to not fill the cupcakes over around 2/3 full.

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Put the cupcake pans in the oven and bake for 20 - 22 minutes.

Put the cupcake pans in the oven and bake for 20 - 22 minutes.

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When they are done take them out of the oven and let them completely cool.

When they are done take them out of the oven and let them completely cool.

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Put another stand mixer bowl in place and attach the whisk.

Put another stand mixer bowl in place and attach the whisk.

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Sift your powdered sugar .

Sift your powdered sugar .

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Put your cream cheese, butter, and the remaining amount of vanilla extract into the bowl.

Put your cream cheese, butter, and the remaining amount of vanilla extract into the bowl.

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Put in your sifted powdered sugar into the mixture about one cup at a time.

Put in your sifted powdered sugar into the mixture about one cup at a time.

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Mix in the powdered sugar starting at a slow speed and increasing the speed as the powdered sugar gets incorporated. Remember to scrape down the sides of the bowl to get all the powdered sugar mixed.

Mix in the powdered sugar starting at a slow speed and increasing the speed as the powdered sugar gets incorporated. Remember to scrape down the sides of the bowl to get all the powdered sugar mixed.

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When your frosting is done, put your piping tip in your piping bag.

When your frosting is done, put your piping tip in your piping bag.

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Using a spatula, scoop your frosting into the piping bag.

Using a spatula, scoop your frosting into the piping bag.

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Pipe your frosting onto your cupcakes in anyway you choose.

Pipe your frosting onto your cupcakes in anyway you choose.

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Take a chocolate bar and shave slices off of it to create chocolate swirls ( this is optional).

Take a chocolate bar and shave slices off of it to create chocolate swirls ( this is optional).

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Sprinkle your chocolate shavings onto your cupcakes ( this is optional). Enjoy!

Sprinkle your chocolate shavings onto your cupcakes ( this is optional). Enjoy!

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