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Red Velvet Cupcakes Best Recipe.

Without any further ado, below I am presenting in front of you one of the most delicious, demanding, melt-in-mouth, and fluffy red velvet cupcakes best recipe. Make it once and I bet you’ll never forget its taste. Try and give your love partner and kids a sweet pleasant surprise!

How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes?

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Yield: 14 cupcakes


  • 2 Large Eggs (Room Temperature and Separated)
  • 1 and 1/3 Cups of All-purpose Flour (Spoon & Leveled)
  • 1/4 Cup of Cornstarch
  • 1/2 Tsp of Baking Soda
  • 4 Tsp of Natural Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp of Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Unsalted Butter (Softened to room temperature)
  • 1 Cup of Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup of Canola or Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Tsp of Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Tsp of Distilled White Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp of Liquid or Gel Red Food Coloring
  • 1/2 Cup of Buttermilk (Room Temperature)
  • Cream Cheese Frosting for Topping


  • 12-count Muffin Pan
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Handheld Mixer
  • Medium Bowl
  • Small Wooden or Rubber Spatula
  • Cooling Racks

Baking Directions

  1. First & foremost, preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C).
  2. Prepare the 12-count muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  3. Take a medium-sized bowl and beat two egg whites on high speed using a handheld mixer, until soft peaks form. Set it aside.
  4. Add flour, cornstarch, baking soda, cocoa powder, with salt into a separate bowl and mix them well. Set it aside as well.
  5. Take another bowl and mix the butter, sugar, vegetable oil into it using a handheld electric mixer on high speed for 5 minutes, until the mixture looks smooth and creamy.
  6. Now, beat two egg yolks, vanilla, vinegar, with food coloring into the previous mix on medium-high speed until they combined well.
  7. After that, whisk the previously prepared dry ingredients into this mixture using a handheld or stand mixer on low speed, until they incorporated well.
  8. Then, fold egg white prepared mix into this cupcake batter with the help of a small spatula.
  9. Finally, empty the batter into the 12-count muffin pan one by one.
  10. Place the pan into the oven and bake it for 20-25 minutes or it springs back when touched gently.
  11. Take it out from the oven and put the cupcakes on the cooling racks to let them cool down.
  12. Make a cream cheese frosting or you can try chocolate frosting and frost your cupcakes using a round decorating tip, when they are cooled down properly.
  13. Your red velvet cupcakes are ready to serve. Enjoy!

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