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Dark Red Velvet Cupcakes


Delicious Dark Red Velvet Cupcakes. They are dark and have a red tint. If you are looking for a bright cherry red cupcake then this is not the cupcake for you! All of the rich, classic, decadent flavor.

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  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 4 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • .3 oz red food coloring
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil


Servings 24
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins


Step 1

Preheat Oven to 350 Degrees Fahrenheit

Sift Together Flour, sugar, baking powder, cocoa powder, and salt.

Whisk together 3 eggs, buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla, and vegetable oil.

Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix just enough to incorporate the entire mixture. Do not over-mix.

Fold in the red food coloring until mixture is the shade of red you desire.

Line a 12 count muffin tin and fill each cup 2/3 up.

Bake for 20-22 minutes, or until fork comes out clean.

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