Preheat oven to 180 celcius Combine all the dry ingredients- flour, cocoa powder and baking soda in a bowl. In a pouring jug, Combing the buttermilk and the red food colouring along with the vinegar.
Cream the butter and the sugar for 3-4 minutes until fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla extract all together. Beat till the mixture gets pale and fluffy.
Add the dry ingredients in 4 goes alternating with the buttermilk mixture. Don't get scared by the redness! A red velvet is a red velvet!
This is what your batter should look like! Spoon it into a 12 holder cupcake tray, or individual moulds, or you can even make a cake! One recipe makes 12-14 cupcakes.
Bake them at 180 degrees Celsius for 18-20 minutes! After baking cool on a wire mesh for 30 minutes.
Decant from the tray! Look how red they are :)
You can ice them with a cream cheese icing by taking 8 ounces of cream cheese and adding 2 cups of sugar and some vanilla.