Monday, 14 May 2012

Red Velvet Cupcakes

2 cups plain flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp soda bicarbonate
1 1/2 cup castor sugar
1 cup buttermilk (or 1 cup heavy cream + with 1 tbsp vinegar)
200g unsalted butter - melted
2 eggs - light beaten
1 tbsp white vinegar

500g cream cheese - at room temperature
2 cups icing sugar
2-3 tsp red food coloring
120g butter - soften
1tsp vanilla

1. Preheat oven to 170 degree
2. Whisk sugar, buttermilk, butter, eggs, vinegar and vanilla until smooth
3. Combine flour, cocoa powder and soda bicarbonate, and mixed the butter mixture and coloring. Mixed thoroughly
4. Arrange the paper cup in a muffin pans and scoop the mixture into it about 3/4 full.
5. Spread the topping on to the cake and bake for about 20 - 25 minutes

1. Whisk cream cheese, icing sugar and extra vanilla until smooth

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