Bobby Flay Throwdown Red Velvet Cupcakes and Cream Cheese Icing

Recipe by Domesticgirly
READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • For the cupcakes:
  • Preheat oven 350 degrees F.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder into a bowl and set aside.
  • In a mixer fitted with paddle attachment, mix oil, sugar, and buttermilk until combined. Add eggs, food coloring, vinegar, vanilla and water and mix well. Add the dry ingredients a little bit at a time and mix on low, scraping down sides occasionally, and mix until just combined. Be sure not to over mix, or the batter will come out.
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  • Line a 16-cup cupcake pan with paper liners, scoop the batter into the liners and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 30 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean. Let cool.
  • For the cream cheese frosting:
  • Whip the butter and cream cheese together in a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment until creamed. Gradually add powdered sugar to the mixture and scrape down the bowl as needed. Add the vanilla and mix until combined.
  • The frosting can be used right away, or stored in the refrigerator up to a week.
  • Frost cooled cupcakes with the cream cheese frosting.