Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes


2¼ Cups All-Purpose Flour

¼ Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

½ Tsp. Salt

1 Stick (8 Tbsp.) Butter, Room Temperature

⅓ cup plus 1 Tbsp. Indulge Granular

2 Eggs

2 Tsp. Red Food Coloring

1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract

1 Cup Buttermilk

1 Tsp. Baking Soda

2 Tsp. White Wine Vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease 2 muffin tins or line with muffin liners.
  3. Sift flour, cocoa powder and salt into a bowl.
  4. In a mixer, beat butter at low speed until creamy.
  5. Add SweetLeaf® indulge™, blending on medium speed for about 3 minutes.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, blending well after each.
  7. Add natural food coloring and vanilla.
  8. On low speed, add the flour mixture and buttermilk, alternating between flour mixture and buttermilk into three separate additions.
  9. In a small bowl, mix together baking soda and vinegar.
  10. Stir into batter.
  11. Pour batter evenly into muffin tins, filling ¾ of the way full.
  12. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until cupcakes are baked through.
  13. Top with SweetLeaf® indulge™ Vanilla Frosting (optional).
  14. Enjoy!
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