Sunday, 14 December 2014


Red Velvet Cupcakes (Eggless)

Makes – 12 Cupcakes

Ingredients :

Plain Flour                 – 1 Cup
Cornstarch                 – 2 Tblspoon
Baking Powder          – 1/2 tspoon
Salt                             – 1/4 tspoon
Cocoa powder            – 2 Tblspoon
Unsalted Butter          – 1/4 cup (room temperature)
Sugar                          – 3/4 cup
Vanilla extract            – 1/2 tspoon
Butter Milk                 – 3/4 Cup (Runny consistency)
Red Color                   – as required
lemon Juice                – 1 tspoon
Baking Soda               – 1/2 tspoon

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting:

Unsalted Butter             – 1 tblspoon (room temperature)
Lemon Extract              – 1/2 tspoon (Optional)
Cream Cheese               – 1/2 cup (room temperature)
Confectioners sugar      – 1 Cup
Yellow Colour                 - as required (Optional)


Preheat your oven to 180C / 350F, Ready your muffin tray. Line the tray with paper liners.
Sift Plain flour, baking powder, Cocoa powder and salt into a big bowl and mix with a whisk till mixed very well together. keep it aside.
Take another deep mixing bowl add butter, sugar and vanilla mix it till very smooth and creamy.
Now Add in the flour mix and buttermilk alternating in three parts mixing well everytime. This alternate should end with flour mix.
Add in the red color and mix well. keep it aside.
Now mix baking soda, lemon juice together add this will starts to be foamy.
Now add this foamy mixture to the cake batter. Mix gently to get this air build in the batter.
Pour the batter into the cupcake liners and fill them 3/4 leaving some space for cupcakes to rise.
Bake these for 20 to 25 mins or until the toothpick test comes out clean.
While the cakes are baking , we can prepare the frosting for them.
Take a deep mixing bowl add butter, cream cheese, confectioners sugar, Lemon extract and Yellow Colour.
Beat everything with hand beater or mixer to Cream all these together till thick and smooth.
Transfer the frosting to a piping bag if you want to pipe the frosting.
Check your cupcakes after 20 minutes, sometimes the temperature differs depending of brand and make of your oven.
Once the cupcakes are done rest them to cool down completely before frosting them
Now pipe the frosting onto cupcakes with choice of nozzle. I used star nozzle.
My kids loved eating them hope you family will Love them too.

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