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Cupcakes…you all know I have a thing for them! For some reason they are my go to baking item and they are my favorite thing to decorate! I have been trying to step outside the box and experiment with different flavors, textures, colors, etc. Although I have made this red velvet recipe once before, I never featured it on my blog, so I decided to make it again. This recipe is from the New York Times and yields 3 cake layers, so scale it down if you do not need that much batter. I actually used the recipe as stated and ended up with about 30 large cupcakes. This recipe is so easy and delicious and was introduced to me by a great gal on a food board. I paired the cupcakes with a delicious cream cheese frosting from my good friend, Em, The Repressed Pastry Chef. If you love Red Velvet Cake and have never tried this recipe, do it….I promise you will not be dissappointed!
For the Red Velvet Cake Recipe, click here.
For the Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe, click here.
Oh, and if ya love that cake stand in the first pic, click here.

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  1. Mary says:

    Jamie- I’ve just discovered your site and really enjoy it! I have a question about the Cream Cheese frosting recipe from “Em”. At the beginning of the recipe, it says to mix the butter with the powederd sugar. Then at the end, it says add sugar. I was confused as to when and how much to add? Can you help me out? I don’t see a comment section on Em’s blog. Thanks SO much for sharing your creations! :-)

  2. Jaime says:

    i do love that cake stand! i have yet to try red velvet cakes!

  3. Leslie says:

    Oh yes yes yes! Wasnt Ems frosting divine!
    I made red velvet and used her frosting as well. YUMMO…Love the photos!!!

  4. PheMom says:

    Mmm… those look great!

  5. Megan. says:

    oh i love red velvet cake! and these look so yummy and moist!

  6. Em says:

    Yanno I have a soft spot for red velvet (cup)cake. Oh yes indeed I do!!! So glad the cream cheese frosting worked out for you.

    Have a delicious day :)

  7. Sandy Smith says:

    Oh, yum! My favorite cake! Okay, one of my favorite cakes. These look amazing!