Green Velvet Cupcakes

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Green Velvet Cupcakes

These are really good – nice and moist. They’ll go nicely with your St. Patrick’s Day dinner.

Green Velvet Cupcakes
Recipe Type: Cake
Cuisine: American
Author: Marsha Powell
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Cook time:
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • CAKE
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 oz green food coloring
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
  • 1 package (8 oz) of softened cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 bag powdered sugar (2 lb bag)
  • Milk as needed
Instructions
  1. CAKE
  2. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Grease your muffin tins or line with cupcake papers.
  4. Lightly stir eggs in a medium bowl with whisk. Add in remaining liquid ingredients. Whisk until blended, the stir in food coloring and sit aside.
  5. Place all dry ingredients in your mixing bowl and stir together well.
  6. Pour your wet ingredients into your dry ingredients and mix on medium-high for about a minute or two until well combined.
  7. Pour the batter into cupcake pans.
  8. Baking times will vary based on what you are using. For one 8″ cake pan, it was about 22 minutes. Regular size cupcakes were around 16 minutes, mini cupcakes and whoopie pie pans were both about 13 minutes.
  9. FROSTING
  10. Cream together cream cheese, butter and vanilla in a bowl until smooth. Gradually add in powdered sugar and continue mixing. Add in milk as needed to reach the desired consistency. Store frosting and frosted cupcakes in refrigerator.

 


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