Red Velvet cupcakes with cream icing

red velvet with chocolate decor “You’re only human. You live once and life is wonderful so eat the damn red velvet cupcake!”-Emma Stone. 


1 cup Flour

1 cup caster sugar

1 stick unsalted butter

1 cup milk

1 and half tsp baking powder


2 eggs

1 tsp vinegar

2 tsp coco powder or nutella

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Pinch of salt

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 tsp red food colour


1 packet cream,1/2 cup icing sugar

Important : preheat the oven before arranging all ingredients.ingredients. Pre-heat oven to 350  degree Celsius.


  • First bring the butter to room temperature.Mix in the caster sugar,beat them well together.Add vanilla essence.Mix it in the mixture well.Add egg one by one and beat it at a slow speed.
  • In a separate bowl,add flour,pinch of salt.Slowly add it to the butter mixture and mix well.add coco powder and beat to a thick consistency.


  • Mix in the vinegar in the milk and add food colour and keep it to aside.
  • Slowly add the milk to the mixture,gently mixing it with each other.
  • Lastly add the apple cider vinegar on top of the baking powder,when the bubbles form add it to the mixture.Beat it one last time.
  • Use a ice-cream scoop to fill the cupcake paper half way through.Divide the batter equally in all the paper.

NOTE:put the cupcake tray on top  away from the heat to avoid it from burning.Once you put the tray inside the oven,decrease the temperature to 150 degrees.

*cook for 12-15 minutes.Prick the cupcake with a toothpick,if it comes out clean take them out of the oven,if not then let it cook for another 5-7 minutes.

*let it cool down before you do the icing on top.


  • Beat well the cream and icing sugar to a thick consistency and use a spatula or piping bag to cover the cupcake.
  • use sprinklers or chocolate shavings to decorate.




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