Small Batch Red Velvet Cupcakes

6-8 classic red velvet cupcakes that are moist and frosted with cream cheese frosting.

These small batch red velvet cupcakes are perfect for Valentine's Day! The recipe makes 6-8 moist cupcakes with a mild chocolate flavor and cream cheese frosting.

Ingredients Needed

Flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder baking soda, salt, buttermilk, sour cream, oil, egg, vanilla, and red food coloring.

First mix the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.

Step 1

Mix the buttermilk, sour cream, oil, egg, and vanilla extract in a separate bowl. Then whisk in the food coloring.

Step 2

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Whisk everything together gently until there are no lumps.

Step 3

Fill 6-8 cupcake liners in a pan 2/3 full. Bake for 15-20 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Step 4

Take the cupcakes out of the oven. Let cool in the hot pan, then transfer to a wire cooling rack. Cool completely before frosting!

Step 5

Pipe the cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and enjoy! Want to make this recipe? Check out the full instructions at:

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