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    These cupcakes are classic American red velvet. Blood red cake that’s delicately scented with chocolate. Rich, butter-infused, vanilla cream cheese frosting. Bake. Frost. Inhale.

    Ingredients

    • 12 Tablespoons butter, room temp
    • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 2 1/2 Tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 4 Tablespoons unflavored red food coloring
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar
    • 3 1/4 cups flour
    • 12 ounces full-fat cream cheese
    • 8 Tablespoons butter (that’s one stick), room temp
    • 4-5 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or good Scotch, if you want to switch up the flavors)
    • red and/or silver sanding sugar, optional for a garnish

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 494 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17 g 26.58%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 51.78%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 47 mg 15.73%
    • Sodium: 413 mg 17.2%
    • Calcium: 56 mg 5.57%
    • Potassium: 59 mg 1.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.54%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 82 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.3%
    • Sugar: 58 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.43%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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