in a Jar
have become a very popular treat everywhere you go!
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Red Velvet Cupcakes
Serving Size :
2 1/2 cups Flour
2 cups Sugar
1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 cup Butter -- room temperature
5 large Eggs
1 cup Buttermilk -- (or substitute)
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon Red Food Coloring
cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl. Sift dry
ingredients three times. Cream together butter and sugar until light
and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, making sure to beat well after
each egg. Add 1/4 of dry ingredients to creamed mixture then
approximately 1/4 of buttermilk alternating until mixed well. Mix in
vanilla and food coloring. Fill lined cupcake pans 1/2 full of red
velvet batter. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for approximately 20
minutes or until a wooden pick comes out clean when inserted in the
center of one. Cool cupcakes in pans for 5 to 10 minutes then remove
from pans. Cool completely on wire racks before frosting.
Substitute: If you don't happen to have buttermilk on hand you can try
this simple substitution. Place one tablespoon of lemon juice or white
vinegar in an empty one cup measuring cup. Fill with milk to 1 cup.
Let stand for 5 minutes.
Per Serving: 204
Calories; 9g Fat (39.4% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 28g
Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 65mg Cholesterol; 199mg Sodium.
Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1 1/2 Fat; 1 Other
5 ounces Butter
1 cup Powdered Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
2 teaspoons Hot Water
In a mixing bowl,
beat together the butter and sugar with an electric beater. Once well
combined, add the vanilla and water. Beat until smooth and creamy.
(frosts 12 cupcakes)
Per Serving: 125
Calories; 10g Fat (68.0% calories from fat); trace Protein; 10g
Carbohydrate; 0g Dietary Fiber; 26mg Cholesterol; 98mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 2 Fat;
1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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Cupcakes, Pumpkin Cupcakes, Orange Poppy Seed Cupcakes, Irish Creme
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Cupcakes, Apple Ginger Cupcakes, Buttercream Frosting, Colorful
Cupcake Frosting, Ginger Cream Frosting, Lime Buttercream Frosting,
Maple Cream Cheese Frosting, Peanut Butter Frosting, Making Cupcakes
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