Pink Velvet Cupcakes
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 28 cupcakes
  • All purpose flour- 2½ cups
  • Sugar- 1½ cups
  • Eggs- 2
  • Baking powder- 1 tbsp
  • Salt- ¾ tsp
  • Light olive oil or vegetable oil- 1¼ cups
  • Buttermilk- 1 cup
  • Vanilla extract- 1 tsp
  • Pink color- 4 tsp (or add more accordingly)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Line the cupcake pans with the cupcake liners, spray non-stick cooking spray on it. Keep aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar,baking powder and salt.
  4. In another bowl, combine buttermilk and oil together using a whisk.
  5. Slightly beat the eggs using a whisk and add to the flour mixture.
  6. Add the buttermilk and oil to the flour, combine well using an electric hand mixer on low speed for a few seconds.
  7. Add vanilla extract and pink color to the batter, combine well.
  8. Pour the batter into the cupcake liners, fill only ¾ th of the liner.
  9. Bake for 25 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the center of the cupcake comes out clean.
  10. Let the cupcakes cool down completely.
  11. If you prefer top the cupcakes with frosting.
Here is the recipe for making butterscotch frosting (Half the recipe):
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