• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    These Red Velvet Cupcakes are soft, light, moist, and topped with an easy cream cheese frosting. Perfect for any occasion! 

    Ingredients

    • 1 and 1/3 cups (145 grams) cake flour ((spooned & leveled))
    • 2 tablespoons (10 grams) natural unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 cup (60 grams) unsalted butter (softened to room temperature)
    • 1 cup (200 grams) granulated sugar
    • 1 large egg (room temperature)
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) oil (canola or vegetable work well)
    • 1 tablespoon liquid red food coloring
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
    • 2/3 cup (160 ml) buttermilk (room temperature)
    • 1/2 cup (115 grams) unsalted butter (softened to room temperature)
    • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese (softened to room temperature)
    • 2 cups (240 grams) powdered sugar

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 246 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.21%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 19.66%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 18 mg 6.02%
    • Sodium: 142 mg 5.93%
    • Calcium: 18 mg 1.75%
    • Potassium: 41 mg 1.17%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.61%
    • Sugar: 30 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 3.97%
    • Vitamin C 0.17%
    • Vitamin D 0.03%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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