How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes With Creamcheese Frosting

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How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes With Creamcheese Frosting Recipe
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Prepare ingredients

Prepare ingredients

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Find an empty space to work in or empty a surface area

Find an empty space to work in or empty a surface area

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Prepare the the paper cases and then leave to a side.

Prepare the the paper cases and then leave to a side.

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You will also need a mixer

You will also need a mixer

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Place the 60 g of butter in the mixer

Place the 60 g of butter in the mixer

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Then add the caster sugar along with the butter and beat until well combined on medium speed.

Then add the caster sugar along with the butter and beat until well combined on medium speed.

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Turn mixer on high , then gradually add the egg and beat until well mixed.

Turn mixer on high , then gradually add the egg and beat until well mixed.

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In a small bowl add cocoa powder...

In a small bowl add cocoa powder...

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....Then the red food colouring....

....Then the red food colouring....

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And the vanilla extract...

And the vanilla extract...

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Then mix to make a dark paste.

Then mix to make a dark paste.

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Then in a larger bowl place the butter mixture in along with the paste

Then in a larger bowl place the butter mixture in along with the paste

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Mix with a whisk until evenly coloured.

Mix with a whisk until evenly coloured.

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Slowly add in the flour and buttermilk whilst stirring you can use a mixer. Repeat this until all the buttermilk and flour have been mixed in thoroughly. You will end up with a smooth mixture.

Slowly add in the flour and buttermilk whilst stirring you can use a mixer. Repeat this until all the buttermilk and flour have been mixed in thoroughly. You will end up with a smooth mixture.

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Preheat oven at 180C/160C fan/gas Mark 4

Preheat oven at 180C/160C fan/gas Mark 4

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Spoon the mixture into the paper cases until 2/3 full.

Spoon the mixture into the paper cases until 2/3 full.

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Repeat for all the paper cases.

Repeat for all the paper cases.

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Then bake in preheated oven for 20mins, keep checking on them every 5mins.

Then bake in preheated oven for 20mins, keep checking on them every 5mins.

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Whilst waiting clean equipment to clear the place up!

Whilst waiting clean equipment to clear the place up!

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After 20mins take the cupcakes out of the oven and let them cool down on cooling rac

After 20mins take the cupcakes out of the oven and let them cool down on cooling rac

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For the frosting this is what you will need

For the frosting this is what you will need

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Beat the icing sugar 50g of butter and cream cheese together until thoroughly mixed in . Continue beating for a few mins until light and fluffy

Beat the icing sugar 50g of butter and cream cheese together until thoroughly mixed in . Continue beating for a few mins until light and fluffy

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Transfer the mixture to a bowl

Transfer the mixture to a bowl

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When the cupcakes have cooled down, spoon a third of the frosting into the piping bag.

When the cupcakes have cooled down, spoon a third of the frosting into the piping bag.

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Use to decorate the first 4 cupcakes then fill up again to do the rest.

Use to decorate the first 4 cupcakes then fill up again to do the rest.

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Then you can decorate with edible sprinkles or silver balls or glitter etc

Then you can decorate with edible sprinkles or silver balls or glitter etc

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Now it's ready to eat.

Now it's ready to eat.

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It's one fun thing to make even if you can't bake! :)

It's one fun thing to make even if you can't bake! :)

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Now tuck in,  yummy

Now tuck in, yummy

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