True we all love chocolate cupcakes, but for many they have been replaced by the delicious red velvet cupcakes. Their sweet taste will leave you craving for them for days and nothing you can bake is comparable with the delight they provide to your taste buds. This week You! in collaboration with Lubna Shariff, brings to the readers the recipe of the most wanted cupcakes in town...
For the cupcakes
‑ Flour 250 gms
Cocoa powder 2 x 15ml tbsps
Baking powder 2 tsps
Butter 100 gms
Caster Sugar 200 gms
Red colour 1 x 15ml tbsps
Vanilla extract 2 tsps
Butter milk 175 ml
Vinegar 1/2 tsp
Muffin tins 2 x 12
Cream cheese icing
Icing sugar 500 gms
Cream cheese 125 gms
Butter 125 gms
Red sugar (optional to decorate)
Start by pre heating the oven and line the tray with paper cases
‑Now combine the flour, cocoa, and baking powder in a bowl
‑In another bowl, mix in the cream, butter, sugar, food colour and vanilla
‑Add in the dry ingredients and egg during the mixing
‑Now beat the butter milk and vinegar and divide the mixture between 24 cases
‑Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
‑Leave them to cool.
For the icing:
‑Make a smooth paste with icing sugar, cream cheese and butter.
‑Cover each cupcake with the icing, using a teaspoon or spatula.
‑Decorate with red sugar and yummy cupcakes are ready to be served.