Red Velvet Cupcakes

  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp red food color
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. spray 2 muffin tins with cooking spray & line with cupcake liners (this recipe should make 2 dozen). In medium bowl mix flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt.

In separate, larger bowl, whisk together wet ingredients-oil, egg, milk, food coloring, vinegar & vanilla. Slowly add dry ingredients until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.

Spoon mixture into muffin tins, filling approximately 2/3 full with batter.

Bake 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cupcake comes out clean.

While you let those cool, make cream cheese frosting.

  • 1 8oz. package of cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp milk

Cream cheese and butter should be room temperature. Cut together sugar, cream cheese and butter, add milk and vanilla, then mix with stand or handheld mixer until thoroughly mixed.

When cupcakes have fully cooled, ice with cream cheese frosting. Ta da!!!


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