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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Yields1 Serving

These bright and cheerful cupcakes are perfect for any party or celebrations.

Cupcakes
 2.50 cups Flour
 1.50 cups castor sugar
 1 tsp bicarb
 1 cup milk
 3 tsp lemon juice/vinegar
 2 eggs
 1 cup oil
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 red food colouring
Buttercream
 400 g butter
 800 g icing sugar
 30 ml milk
 1 tsp vanilla extract
Cupcakes
1

Preheat oven to 180C

2

Put cupcake liners into 24 muffin cups

3

Mix vinegar or lemon juice with milk. It will curdle, this is fine.

4

Add colouring to milk and mix well.

5

In a stand mixer, combine eggs, vanilla and sugar. Place mixer on a low speed and whisk until eggs are pale and thick.

6

Sift dry ingredients together.

7

Turn mixer to low. Add oil and whisk well to combine.

8

Add milk to mixture and continue whisking.

9

Add dry ingredients one tablespoon at a time. Mix until just combined.

10

Divide batter between the muffin cups.

11

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until baked.

12

Remove cupcakes form tin and allow to cool completely.

Buttercream
13

Combine icing sugar, vanilla and butter and beat well.

14

Add milk and beat until smooth.