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Red Velvet Cupcakes


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Rate this recipe 3.8/5 (22 Votes)
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  • 1 pkg Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • 1 3/4 cup Water
  • 1/3 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 3 Eggs


Servings 12
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 19mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease muffin pans or line with paper baking cups.

Step 2

Blend dry mix, water, oil and eggs in large bowl at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds). Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Spoon batter into muffin pan or paper cups.

Step 3

Bake cupcakes for 19-22 minutes. Add 3-5 minutes to bake time for dark or coated pans. Cupcakes are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Step 4

Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes.
Cool completely before frosting.

Step 5

Frost cupcakes after cooling completely. Enjoy!

Frost with one or two tablespoons of either Cream Cheese Frosting or Buttercream Frosting.

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