Cupcakes - Red Velvet Cupcakes (VIDEO)

Notes: Tip: substitute 1/2 cup unsalted butter for shortening and Adams Butter Flavor Tip: Make your own buttermilk by mixing 1 Tablespoon vinegar to 1 cup milk and letting it sit for 5 minutes

» Cupcake Batter

  • 1/2 cup Shortening (for substitute see tip above)
  • 1 cup Buttermilk (for substitute see tip above
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 ounce Red Food Color
  • 1 teaspoon ADAMS BUTTER FLAVOR(omit if substituting butter for shortening)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoon cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon ADAMS BEST VANILLA
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time and beat vigorously. Add flavors to mixture. In a separate bowl make a paste of cocoa and food coloring and blend into shortening mixture. Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately with buttermilk to mixture. Add vinegar to mixture with last part of buttermilk. Blend well. Line a cupcake pan and bake for 17 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean at 350 degrees. Let cool completely. Cover with frosting.

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