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Red velvet cupcakes

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Red velvet cupcakes

Method

For the cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the sugar, the vanilla, and beat with the paddle attachment at high speed, for 4-5 minutes, until the butter is fluffy.
  • Add the food coloring paste and beat at low speed. Add the eggs one by one. Wait for each one to be incorporated before adding the next and increase the speed to combine the ingredients well.
  • Add the flour, the salt, the milk, and beat at medium speed for 10 seconds.
  • Transfer the mixture to a pastry bag and fill the cupcake liners that are placed in a 12-cup muffin pan. Fill 2/3 of each cup.
  • Bake for 20-15 minutes and let them cool well.

For the frosting

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the icing sugar, the vanilla, the cream cheese, and beat with the paddle attachment at high speed, for 2-3 minutes, until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Take a pastry bag with a star tip and turn the inside out. With a pastry brush, spread the whole surface of the pastry bag with the food coloring paste.
  • Flip the pastry bag back to normal and fill it with the frosting. This way, the frosting will become swirled.
  • Decorate your cupcakes with the frosting, add any candies that you like, and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

441
Calories (kcal)
22 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

29.0
Total Fat (g)
41 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

18.0
Saturated Fat (g)
90 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

41.0
Total Carbs (g)
16 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

28.0
Sugars (g)
31 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

4.5
Protein (g)
9 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.9
Fibre (g)
4 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.48
Sodium (g)
8 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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