Red Velvet Cupcakes

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12Ingredients
55Minutes
120Calories

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup self rising flour
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 2 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar (sifted)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a 24-cup mini muffin pan with paper liners.
    2. Cream sugar and butter together until pale and creamy. Beat in egg, vanilla and vinegar. Sift in flour and cocoa powder then fold in until just combined. Gradually beat in buttermilk until smooth then add food coloring. Distribute between paper liners and bake for 10-15 mins, until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
    3. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and butter together until pale and creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth. Transfer to a piping bag and pipe onto cooled cakes.
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    NutritionView More

    120Calories
    Sodium4% DV85mg
    Fat6% DV4g
    Protein2% DV<1g
    Carbs7% DV20g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories120Calories from Fat35
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat4g6%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol20mg7%
    Sodium85mg4%
    Potassium20mg1%
    Protein<1g2%
    Calories from Fat35
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate20g7%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars16g32%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium2%
    Iron2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.