Red Velvet Cupcakes with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

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18Ingredients
30Minutes
450Calories

Ingredients

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  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (recommended: Valrhona)
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 7/8 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 fluid ounce red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • cream cheese frosting (Almond, recipe follows)
  • 11 1/2 tablespoons butter (at room temperature)
  • 24 ounces cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • 4 1/2 cups powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
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    NutritionView More

    450Calories
    Sodium14% DV340mg
    Fat38% DV25g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs18% DV53g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories450Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat25g38%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol75mg25%
    Sodium340mg14%
    Potassium110mg3%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate53g18%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars40g80%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium6%
    Iron6%

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

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