How to make Red Velvet Christmas Cupcakes -

Beetroot puree gives these cupcakes a lovely red colour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Beetroot (चुकन्दर ), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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Red Velvet Christmas Cupcakes

Red Velvet Christmas Cupcakes Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Red Velvet Christmas Cupcakes Recipe

  • Beetroot puree ¾ cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1½ cups

  • Butter 1½ cups + ¾ cup

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1½ cups

  • Eggs 3

  • Vanilla essence a few drops

  • Icing sugar 2 cups


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Sift the refined flour and baking powder. Set aside

Step 3

Cream the butter and sugar together till light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one by one, beating well till the mixture becomes light. Add the vanilla essence and mix well.

Step 4

Fold in the refined flour, adding it in batches. Add the beetroot puree and mix well.

Step 5

Line the silicon cup cakes with colourful paper cups and pour the batter into the individual cup cake moulds.

Step 6

Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.

Step 7

Meanwhile combine together butter and icing sugar in a bowl and with the electric beater beat till light and fluffy.

Step 8

Put the frosting in the piping bag and top the cake with it. Sprinkle the edible sprinklers onto it and serve.

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