Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet is an interesting cake. It's really not just white cake with red food coloring, which I found out recently. It's a very moist cake made with cocoa powder, buttermilk and no butter. And it goes so nicely with cream cheese frosting. This is my first attempt at homeade red velvet (not from a cake box mix) and I made these for a friend of mine at work. He asked me to make cupcakes for his wife for her birthday and she loved red velvet. So here they are!


I loved the consistency of the cupcake, so moist. And the cream cheese frosting, you just can't go wrong with that!


I found my little heart sprinkles that I have been hoarding and thought they would be a cute touch to these cupcakes, considering it was for the birthday of a loved one.


And I am happy to report, they were well liked by the birthday girl!! Here is the recipe I used...found on my favorite food blog...Annie's Eats: Red Velvet Cupcakes.

Happy Tuesday!!

14 comments:

Joni Kix said...

I always thought of red velvet as chocolate cake with red food coloring, but they really do have a flavor of their own! I love how yours look! All cupcakes should be served with a mound of cream cheese frosting... hehehe!

Belinda said...

Yumm!

Jenelle said...

These look so yummy, did you need my mailing address ;)

mustangkayla said...

Those are cute! I've only tried red velvet cake once and wasn't very fond of it. My SIL bought me red velvet wine for my birthday. :-S I'm a little scared to try it! HAHA!

Christine said...

Okay, now I'm hungry... :)

Michelle H. said...

They turend out so pretty!!
Love the special touch with the sprinkles!!

Rebecca said...

They look scrumptious! Especially since they are piled high with cream cheese frosting lol!

Angie said...

those look yummy. even the frosting looks so pretty. :)

Kim said...

your presentation is alway so delish!

Sue said...

Beautiful cupcakes!

BabyBokChoy said...

HOw delicious are these? love your photos!!!!

BethieJ said...

YUM~! We make homemade Red Velvet every Valentines Day.. NOW your making me want it today! HA HA!

IamDerby said...

These are seriously pretty!

Jamilie said...

Those came out amazing!! I will have to try the recipe!