Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Difficulty Easy
Serves 20
Prep Time 10-12
Cook Time 20-25
1 box White Cake Mix
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
1 cup Buttermilk
3 Grade A Large Eggs
1 Tbsp White Vinegar
2 oz red food coloring
1 can (16oz) Cream Cheese Frosting



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease two 12-cup muffin pans, or line with 20 paper liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder and cake mix until evenly distributed.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the oil, buttermilk, eggs, vinegar and food coloring. Add the dry ingredients, then beat for 2 minutes on medium speed.
  4. Distribute the batter evenly to create 20 cupcakes, filling each cup 1/2 to 2/3 full.
  5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until cupcake tops spring back when lightly pressed.
  6. Cool cupcakes completely on wire rack. When cool, frost with Ginger Evans Cream Cheese Frosting.