Red Velvet cupcakes

First of all, wishing you all very very happy and prosperous new year :)

Finally updating my blog after a super long time with my first success trial for red velvet cupcakes. Hope you all like it. Here are the yummy ingredients (am listing the ingredients in the order i prepared the cupcake batter)

Makes upto 30 cupcakes (based on the size of the cupcakes)
Prep time : 10 mins
Bake time : 20 - 25 mins

1 C  unsalted room temperature butter
3 C sugar
3 Eggs room temp
1.5 C buttermilk room temp
1 oz red color
3 C all purpose flour
2 tbsp cocoa powder (i used hersheys unsweetened cocoa powder)
1/3 C  oil (i used canola oil)
2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Pinch of salt to enhance the flavours (optional)
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1. Beat butter and sugar until it becomes crumbly (i used hand mixer for the whole batter preparation)
2. Mix well the batter by adding each ingredient one by one.
Batter should look like this

3. Add the liners to cupcake pans and fill in the each liner with the above batter.

4. Bake them for 20 mins at 360 degrees F.

 5. Let them cool down and decorate with your favorite icing. Am just lazy and used store bought cream cheese frosting with colorful sprinkles to get kids attention ;)

Thats it, yummy yummy red velvet cupcakes ready :)

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