• Serves 24
  • 40 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 11 Ingredients


Delicious red velvet goodness!

Ingredients (serves 24)

  • 2 1/2 cups Plain flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Cacao powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Vegetable oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 tbs Red food colouring
  • 1 tsp White distilled vinegar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees (160 fan forced). Place patty cakes into 2 X 12 muffin trays
  2. Sift flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cacao powder.
  3. In a separate bowl beat eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, food colouring, vinegar and vanilla.
  4. Add the dry mix to the wet mix. Beat until well combined and smooth.
  5. Separate mixture evenly. Place in oven for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Let them cool. Serve with your choice of frosting!


Add your choice of frosting or serve warm with ice cream and/or whipped cream.

  • OH this recipe sounds lovely …I can just picture them decorated for Valentines Day.


  • Lovely red velvet cake looks beautiful


  • Thanks for the recipe. I’ve never made or even tried red velvet cake so I’m curious.


  • oh yum, this sounds so good… delish little cakes


  • These would be great for freezing for lunches


  • I had a red velvet cupcake today and forgot how much I love them. This will be sure to be tested in my house. Thank you


  • I love red velvet cakes and this recipe for little cupcakes looks good – a big thanks.


  • I have never actually tried red velvet cake before

    • They have a lovely taste and well worth making and trying.


  • They taste even better with delicious vanilla icing!


  • The red velvet cupcakes are really on trend this year! :-)


  • Your cupcakes would be perfect to add to lunch for a delicious treat!


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