Friday, February 14, 2014

Classic Red Velvet Cupcakes



In honor of Valentines Day I would like to share with you guys my go to Classic 
Red Velvet Recipe, enjoy!

Ingredients:

322 g cake flour
170 g soft butter (unsalted)
457 g granulated sugar
3 eggs
6 T red food color (edible airbrush color if you have)
3 T cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp vanilla Extract
1 1/2 tsp salt
363 g buttermilk
1 1/2 tsp white vinegar
1 1/2 tsp baking soda

Procedure:

Preheat oven to 350 F
Cream the butter and sugar until very light fluffy
Gradually add the eggs, beating well after each addition
In a small bowl, whisk together: the red food color, cocoa powder, and vanilla. Add to butter mixture and beat well.
Add the salt to the buttermilk.  Add buttermilk to batter, alternately with flour, in three stages, scraping down after each addition.
Finally, mix the baking soda with the vinegar and stir into the batter.  Mix until combined.
Portion out into the cupcake pans and bake for 20 mins.

Tips:

Don't forget to rotate your pans for even heating!
As a substitute for buttermilk, take 1 tbsp of white distilled vinegar and mix with 1 cup of whole milk, let it stand for 5 minutes and it will be good to go.




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