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Classic Red Velvet Cupcakes

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Originally from Down South, and once the signature dessert at the Waldorf-Astoria in the 1920s, the Red Velvet Cake has become an American favorite. It's hip, fun, and easy to make. Red Velvet -- in cake or cupcake form -- is a hit at every party."
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1 h 5 m servings 203
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 cupcakes)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease muffin pans or line with paper baking cups.
  2. Blend dry mix, water, oil and eggs in large bowl at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds). Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Spoon batter into muffin pan or paper cups.
  3. Bake cupcakes for 19-22 minutes. Add 3-5 minutes to bake time for dark or coated pans. Cupcakes are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.
  5. Garnish, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 203 calories; 9 30.2 1.8 23 177 Full nutrition

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This recipe I was bored so I decided to cook and these are delicious thank you

I personally like my own frosting

one word................. AMAZING

The cupcakes tasted good, but I simply did not like the use of packaged goods to make this. My preference would have been for a recipe truly from scratch

This is a great recipe for people that are really hungry