For the recipe Red Velvet Cupcakes
|90 g||Unsalted Butter|
|165 g||Caster Sugar|
|Dr. Oetker Red Extra Strong Food Colour Gel (7.5g / 1.5tsp)|
|5 ml||Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract (1tsp)|
|2.5||Dr. Oetker Bicarbonate of Soda Sachets (0.5tsp)|
|2.5 - 2 ml||White Wine Vinegar (0.5tsp)|
|200 g||Plain Flour|
|1 g||Salt (Pinch)|
|15 g||Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder (1tbsp)|
|12||Dr. Oetker Muffin Cases|
|1||Egg Large, At Room Temperature|
|90 ml||Sunflower Oil|
|about 400 g||Dr. Oetker Cream Cheese Style Icing|
Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
Line a 12 hole muffin tray with the Muffin Cases.
Add the egg, Vanilla Extract and Cocoa Powder and mix well.
Add the Red Food Colour Gel and mix until the colour is even and well incorporated.
Sift the flour into a bowl, then add half to the cake mixture along with half the buttermilk and a pinch of salt.
Mix until smooth and then add the remaining flour and buttermilk and mix again.
In a bowl mix together the bicarbonate of soda and vinegar then add to the cake mix stirring it in by hand until it is all incorporated.
Spoon the mixture into the Muffin Cases and bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
Allow them to cool for 15 minutes then remove from the tins and place on a cooling rack to cool completely.
Once cooled, crumble one cupcake to use to decorate the cupcakes. Place the buttercream in a piping bag and cut the end of the piping bag to create a 1cm hole. Pipe a swirl of buttercream onto each cupcake and sprinkle with the reserved sponge. You cupcakes are now ready to enjoy!
|Per Serving||Per 100 g / ml|