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Easy Red Velvet Cupcakes

Jim Bathie
Yield 2 dozen
Try this red velvet cupcake recipe at your next party for an easy and delicious dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 (1-ounce) bottles red liquid food coloring
  • Cream Cheese Frosting

How to Make It

  1. Beat cake mix and next 5 ingredients at low speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes. Spoon batter evenly into 24 paper- or foil-lined muffin cups, filling two-thirds full; bake according to package directions. Remove from pans immediately, and cool on wire racks.

  2. Spread cupcakes evenly with Cream Cheese Frosting.