Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes ❤️

Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes are a symphony of flavors, a dance of sweetness and richness that captivates the senses from the first glance to the last crumb. The deep, velvety red hue promises a taste as indulgent as the name suggests, making it the perfect treat for special occasions or a delightful everyday indulgence.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. In a small bowl, mix cocoa powder, red food coloring, and vanilla extract to form a paste. Add to the butter mixture and mix until well combined.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with buttermilk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
  6. Spoon the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about 2/3 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Let the cupcakes cool completely before frosting.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

These Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes are a celebration in every bite, a luscious treat that combines the perfect balance of moistness, cocoa flavor, and the signature velvety texture. Topped with a creamy cream cheese frosting, they are a joy for the eyes and a delight for the taste buds.

Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 240kcal | Fat – 12g | Carbohydrates – 30g | Protein – 3g

Concluding this cupcake saga, these Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes are not just a dessert; they are an experience. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a kitchen novice, these cupcakes are your ticket to creating moments of pure bliss. Share them with loved ones, savor them with a cup of coffee, and let the magic of red velvet transport you to a world of sweetness and joy.

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