Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

If you’re looking for the perfect treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, our Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes are the answer. These moist and fluffy red velvet cupcakes are a delightful combination of rich cocoa and buttermilk, topped with a luscious cream cheese frosting that’s to die for. Whether you’re planning a special occasion or simply craving a delightful dessert, these cupcakes are a crowd-pleaser that will leave everyone wanting more.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup brewed coffee, cooled


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, food coloring, vanilla extract, and white vinegar until well combined.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until the batter is smooth. Stir in the brewed coffee until fully incorporated.
  5. Pour the batter into the cupcake liners, filling each about two-thirds full.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cupcakes to cool in the tin for a few minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

These Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes are a perfect blend of sweet and tangy flavors. They’re a classic dessert that’s always a hit.

Nutritional information (per cupcake): Calories 280 | Fat 16g | Carbs 30g | Protein 3g

These cupcakes are a delightful indulgence, perfect for birthdays, holidays, or any day you want to treat yourself. The combination of moist, crimson cake and creamy frosting is simply irresistible. Share them with loved ones or keep them all to yourself; we won’t judge.

So, what are you waiting for? Whip up a batch of our Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes and savor the rich, velvety goodness. Your taste buds will thank you!

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