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OK – you guys have been asking for it for ages and here it is – the perfect Red Velvet Cupcake recipe. Red Velvet is definitely one of our biggest sellers at the bakery and we’ve spent a *very* long time getting the recipe just right, so use this one wisely!

Red Velvet cupcakes can sometimes be a bit underwhelming, but follow this recipe and I guarantee you’ll be the proud owner of 24 deliciously moist, tart cupcakes that’ll impress even the fussiest cupcake critic.

Jemma x
Ingredients (sponge):
235g Self raising flour
15g Cocoa powder
250g Caster sugar
3/4 tsp Salt
270g Soft unsalted butter
4 Large free-range eggs
3 tbs Buttermilk
1tsp Red food colour paste
1 tsp Vanilla extract
3/4 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
1.5 tsp Cider vinegar

Ingredients (icing):
150g Soft unsalted butter
240g Cream Cheese
840g Icing sugar
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  1. Michele Angela says:

    This recipe is accurate. My red velvet cupcake turns out so yummy and fluffy! ๐Ÿ’–

  2. Ibtissam Bassoma says:


  3. B l ue b e r r y p a n c a k e's says:


  4. Evaleen Tan says:

    840g of icing sugar is way too much. Even when any dessert recipe requires come to regular sugar too, ill tend to reduce the sugar intake.

  5. Zareefa Zalme says:


  6. susan mosey says:

    I love watching your channel Jemma, the music on this tutorial was very distracting. I wanted to turn it down,but if I had done that I wouldโ€™ve been able to hear you. I love what you do. X

  7. Syaheerah Fazlin says:

    Can i use this recipe for a cake

  8. Mitchell Robless says:

    red cupcakes what heat did you set the oven at

  9. Mitchell Robless says:

    did you not want flying everywere

  10. laputachilz says:

    wow 840g for the icing! I used only 100g and for me it turned out perfect.

  11. Michele Angela says:

    I love this recipe! โค

  12. Sanya Methab says:

    how many people does this serve?

  13. Mindful Parenting says:

    Thanks for your video. I twisted the recipe slightly and have my 5 yrs old and 3 yrs old daughters to bake bday cupcakes to celebrate their dadโ€™s bday

  14. shayle hernandez says:

    ok so can you explain the difference with all purpose flour and the self rising flour?

  15. reenuga regu says:

    I try Red velvet cupcake ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ itโ€™s turn beautifully ๐Ÿ’œ love you. Abit salty but it taste good with creamy cheese ๐Ÿง€. Thank you, itโ€™my first time bake cupcake and itโ€™s turn nice๐Ÿง Love from Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

  16. Julienne Elizabeth says:

    I tried this and it was soo good!!

  17. Madiha Mahmood says:

    Can I reduce the icing sugar in cream cheese topping bucz its too much sugar for me?

  18. heart j. says:

    I just watched this now and I am inlove with almost all of your baking. Thank you so much Jemma. I really wanted to go to a baking class but watching all your videos I feel like I'm in a class with a very effective teacher. Love! love ! love!

  19. Nur Atiqah says:

    I think you are really cute! Thanks for the recipe ๐Ÿ’™

  20. Ellie Chean says:

    anybody in quartine watching cupcake jemma vids cause your bored and you wanna bake???

  21. katharina winter says:

    Can i prepair the dough a night before to make them next morning?

  22. Lisa Tagliabue says:

    My cupcakes came out maroon colored. Why? I used red paste. They came up beautifully when I took them out. Iโ€™m sad they arenโ€™t red.๐Ÿ™

  23. Strawberry Tall says:

    Can we use salted butter ?

  24. pruthvi rs says:

    I tried it. it tasted good ,but the inner part was hard why is it so?

  25. Beberri Blue says:

    Ah so happy to hear grams and degrees celcius. ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ‘Œ

  26. Jasmine Hussain says:

    Made this recipe and the cupcakes came out great, the frosting not so much ๐Ÿ˜ญ (I halved everything to make 12 instead of 24)

  27. Denny Henrickson-Dear says:

    You are so funny, sweet and SO VERY talented! Thank you so much for showing us all your ideas!

  28. Maryam Rawoot says:

    Love Jemma! But these cupcakes came out much sweeter than the traditional soury red velvet xx

  29. Samantha Howe says:

    What brand of color paste do you use? I have had rotten luck with the ones I have tried thus far

  30. Aimon Anwar says:

    They look really dry

  31. Dixie The Cup says:

    Can you try making eggless ones

  32. jahangir khan says:

    Which company's cocoa powder did you use

  33. Sara Mks says:

    Just baked them and they are delicious ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

  34. Zakyah Eryunia says:

    Do you have half of recipies?

  35. just Yana says:

    Gais, i didnt get it. Whats the temperature for the oven?

  36. ellen baker says:

    Can you half this mixture to make 12 cupcakes, 24 is rather a lot

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