Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes with Italian Meringue Frosting

Delightful little bites to enjoy with a light airy frosting that is easy to make. Be sure to garnish these delicious cupcakes with an extra special sprinkle of edible gold flakes or coloured sugar.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 24 mini muffin cups or line with paper. In a large bowl, whisk together cake and pastry flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking...

  • Yield: 24
  • Cooking time: 15 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Allrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups cake and pastry flour, sifted
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon red food colouring
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Edible gold flakes or sugar for garnish
  • Italian Meringue Frosting:
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 egg whites
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

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