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Red velvet cupcakes


For the cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 140* C (280* F) Fan.
  • Grease a 12 pan cupcake pan with butter and dust with flour.
  • Whisk the boiling water, food coloring and buttermilk in a small bowl until completely combined and set aside.
  • Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a bowl.
  • Beat the butter and sugar in a mixer, using the paddle attachment, until smooth and combined. Then add the vanilla.
  • Lower the mixers speed and add 1/3 of the flour mixture and mix.
  • Add 1/3 of the buttermilk mixture and mix.
  • Repeat the same process another 2 times.
  • Last, add the vinegar.
  • Divide the cupcake batter evenly in the cupcake pan.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven. Set aside to cool in the cake pans.
  • Turn out of the pan and transfer to a wire rack until they cool completely.

For the chocolate buttercream

  • Combine the icing sugar, butter, couverture, cocoa, milk, and vanilla in a bowl until all of the ingredients are completely incorporated.
  • Transfer icing to a piping bag and decorate cupcakes.

To assemble

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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
19 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
26 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
55 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


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.

Sugars (g)
41 %


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.

Protein (g)
8 %


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.

Fibre (g)
6 %


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.

Sodium (g)
7 %


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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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