Red velvet cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcake


This Red Velvet Cupcake recipe is one you’ll find yourself coming back to again and again.


  • 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


  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.