How To: Make red velvet Voodoo themed cupcakes

Make red velvet Voodoo themed cupcakes

In this tutorial, learn how to make spooky voodoo inspired cupcakes. These are great for Halloween and any other party that needs a little funky factor.

You Will Need:
*3 1/3 cups cake flour (not self rising)
*3/4 cup (1.5 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
*2 1/4 cups sugar
*3 large eggs
*6 tbsp red food coloring
*3 tbsp unsweet cocoa
*1.5 tsp vanilla extract
*1.5 tsp salt
*1.5 cup buttermilk
*1.5 tsp cider vinegar
*1.5 tsp baking soda
*1 lb cream cheese, softened & cut into small pieces
*6 tbsp unsalted butter, softened & cut up
*1.5 tsp vanilla
*5 cups sifted confectioner's sugar

Step 1:
Preheat oven to 350

Step 2:
Grease, flour 3 muffin tins, add papers

Step 3:
Small bowl: sift flour & set aside. Large bowl: med. speed electric mixer, cream butter, sugar until light & fluffy. Add eggs, beat well.

Step 4:
Small bowl: Whisk food coloring, cocoa, vanilla. Add to batter & beat well.

Step 5:
In a cup, stir salt into the buttermilk. Add to batter in 3 parts, alternating with flour. Beat each addition.

Step 6:
Small bowl: Stir together vinegar & baking soda. Add to batter, mix well until batter is smooth.

Step 7:
Divide into prepared pans. Bake for 20 min. Let cool.

Cream Cheese:
Beat 8 oz cream cheese with 5 tbsp butter & 2 tsp. vanilla. Add 2 c powdered sugar until desired consistency.

*1/4 c butter
*1/2 c milk
*1/4 c white shortening
*1/2 c granulated sugar
*1 tsp flour
*1/2 tsp vanilla
In small saucepan, add flour to milk, let boil. Cool. In med. sized bowl, blend butter & shortening for 4 min. Add sugar, beat. Add cooled flour & milk to mix. Add vanilla.

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