Red Velvet Cupcakes w/Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcakes w/Cream Cheese Frosting

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 30
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 289.8
  • Total Fat: 14.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 59.0 mg
  • Sodium: 119.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 3.2 g

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Introduction

Mini version of the classic Red Velvet Cake served with tasty Cream Cheese Frosting on top! Mini version of the classic Red Velvet Cake served with tasty Cream Cheese Frosting on top!
Number of Servings: 30

Ingredients

    Red Velvet Cupcakes
    2 1/2 cups flour
    1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 cup butter, softened
    2 cups sugar
    4 eggs
    1 cup sour cream
    1/2 cup milk
    2 tablespoons Red Food Color
    2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract

    Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:
    1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
    1/4 cup butter, softened
    2 tablespoons sour cream
    2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
    1 (16 ounce) box confectioners' sugar

Directions

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.
2.Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Mix in sour cream, milk, food color and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until just blended. Do not overbeat. Spoon batter into 30 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full.
3.Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely. Frost with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting.
4.Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting: Beat cream cheese, softened, butter, sour cream and Pure Vanilla Extract in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth.

Serving Size: Makes 24-30 cupcakes

Number of Servings: 30

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BISHIFISHI.

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Haven't tried this - but my tip is to put a single chocolate kiss in the center of each cupcake before baking - makes a wonderful little surprise center. - 2/6/15

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  • Looks yummy - 9/30/20

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  • sounds good but far too many calories for it to be worth it. - 9/9/20

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  • These look good but 2 cups of sugar is a little much. I’d reduce it. - 7/1/20

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  • This isn't a low cal version, which is why it's so good! - 6/26/20

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  • YUMMY - 6/5/20

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  • Incredible!
    Great - 5/5/20

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  • :) - 1/7/20

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  • Incredible!
    Yum - 11/21/19

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  • Very Good
    the cupcakes are good.. just not a fan of cream cheese icing - 10/3/19

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  • Incredible!
    They are a bit of work but very yummy - 8/24/19

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  • Incredible!
    This tasted good but I will have to use it as a good rewards being's it is a high calorie dessert. - 8/14/19

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  • tastes great and as cupcake eat a smaller portion but they are a bit high calorie. - 8/3/19

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  • Thanks - 7/19/19

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  • nice - 6/15/19

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  • This is a very high calorie cupcake. - 6/9/19

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  • O.K.
    not worth the calories to me. - 6/7/19

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  • Good
    Good - 6/5/19

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  • yum - 5/18/19

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  • tasty - 4/21/19

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  • What an awesome cup cake recipe to make. I love red velvet cake and this will be great to make and freeze some for later. - 3/4/19

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  • Looks great - 12/23/18

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  • Can't wait to try these - 11/7/18

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  • Very good! Moist, too! - 9/28/18

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  • Looks Yummy. - 8/22/18

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  • Yummy - 8/21/18

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  • Yum! - 7/30/18

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  • Thanks for the recipe. This is a favorite for the grandkids - 6/26/18

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  • love redvelvet - 5/20/18

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  • sister loves red velet was looking for a recipe thanks - 5/18/18

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  • Very Good
    Delicious recipe. - 4/8/18

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  • Good
    Really good recipe - 4/2/18

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  • Very Good
    Great - 1/20/18

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  • Good - 12/16/17

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  • Very Good
    Thanks for sharing - 11/3/17

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  • Tasty - 9/17/17

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  • nice - 9/15/17

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  • Sounds yummy! - 8/12/17

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  • Looks good. - 7/4/17

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  • Way too much sugar - substitute splenda. - 7/2/17

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  • Yummers - 5/3/17

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  • Incredible!
    Yummylicious !!! - 5/1/17

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  • Very Good
    Yum - 4/30/17

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  • yummy - 4/19/17

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  • Yummy dessert!!! - 4/18/17

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  • great - 4/16/17

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  • I used unsweetened applesauce instead of sour cream.(Diabetic) - 4/1/17

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  • Incredible!
    I liked this recipe - 4/1/17

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  • I die for cupcakes. The only problem with this one is there are too much calories in it! - 3/16/17

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  • I love red velvet cake. This looks good, even if they are using a dye instead of beets for the color. - 2/22/17

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  • I'm going to make this...make cakes on a regular basis but never made cupcakes....eager to try... - 2/21/17

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  • YUMMY - 2/21/17

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  • my daughter is going to love this recipe. - 2/17/17

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  • Incredible!
    Have not tried! Look Delish! - 1/24/17

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