How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes? Complete Recipe

This article give you information about how to make red velvet cupcakes at home and also discuss red velvet cupcakes recipes.

Ingredients for Red Velvet Cupcakes :

The following ingredients are used in the baking of red velvet cupcake;

For cupcakes:

  • One and half cup of flour.
  • One and half cup of granulated sugar.
  • ¾  teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder.
  • One and half teaspoon of baking soda.
  • ¾  teaspoon of baking powder.
  • ¾  teaspoon of salt.
  • Three eggs.
  • Two teaspoons of red food color.
  • Two tablespoon vanilla extracts.

For Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • Three sticks unsalted butter.
  • One and half Lb sugar.
  • Sixteen oz cream cheese.
  • One teaspoon vanilla extracts.
  • One pinch salt.

Instruction for making Red Velvet Cupcakes:

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In below, we discuss complete recipe for baking red velvet cupcake and cream cheese frosting;

For Cupcake:

  • Preheat your baking oven  350 to 360 degrees F. Place cupcake paper in pan.
  • In a large bowl place all dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt) all together.
  • Cut butter into small pieces and add, mix it completely with dry substance.
  • In another bowl mix other substance like eggs, buttermilk, vanilla extracts and food color.
  • Slowly add wet substance to dry substance and mixed it slowly and mixed them until every thing combine.
  • Distribute the batter into cupcake paper.
  • Bake at 350 to 360 degree F, 15 to 20 minutes.

For Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • Take a bowl and put melted butter in it.
  • Add cream cheese into the melted butter.
  • Add vanilla extracts and salt in the batter.
  • Put cup of sugar at a time and mixed them until everything completely combined 
  • Transfer cream cheese to a pipping bag and put it on the cupcakes. 

How to Make it Easy:

By adding some red food color to your favorite box cake, we can make easy red velvet cupcakes and then put some cream cheese frosting on the top of the cupcake.

How Long a Cupcake survive:

A chocolate cupcake or red velvet cupcake will keep one to two days in an airtight jar at room temperature. You can freeze cupcakes for a few weeks.


We can get the following minerals in a serving of red velvet cupcake;

Calories253 KCL
Carbohydrates25 g
Proteins2 g
Fats15 g
Saturated Fats9 g
Chlostrols44 mg
sodium257 mg
potassium121 mg
fiber1 g
sugar27 g
vitamin A600 IU
Calcium28 mg
Iron1.2 mg