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Red velvet cupcakes

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Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour (not self- rising), sifted
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon red gel-paste food color
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
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Red Velvet Cupcakes

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

There are many theories about the origin of red velvet cake, but one thing is for certain: This Southern specialty has become a favorite across the country. It’s hard to resist its deep-red chocolate color and tangy cream-cheese frosting especially when made into cupcakes.
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