How to make Red Velvet Cupcakes -

A beautiful spongy crimson coloured red velvet cupcake with a creamy white icing - heaven on a plate.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Baking powder (बेकिंग पावडर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 1/2 cups

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoons

  • Butter 1½ cups +

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 1/2 cups

  • Eggs 3

  • Vanilla essence a few drops

  • Beetroot puree 1/2 cup

  • For frosting

  • Icing sugar 2 cups


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Sift the refined flour, baking powder and cocoa powder together. 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 strawberry 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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