Cupcakes

Pink Velvet Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

Easily bake these sweet little Pink Velvet Cupcakes for Valentine's Day. They make lovely edible gifts, and you don't have to be a pro to make them!

Hi Bold Bakers!

If we haven’t met yet, I’m Gemma Stafford, professional chef and host of Bigger Bolder Baking, and I’m proud to be a brand ambassador for GoodCook. I’m really excited to show you my recipe for Pink Velvet Cupcakes featuring some of my favorite GoodCook products from the Sweet Creations line.

My mini Pink Velvet Cupcakes look like they were made and decorated by a pro, but I promise, they are really easy to make. The cupcakes are soft and tender, thanks to my secret tip of adding buttermilk. I like to color my Pink Velvet Cupcakes with my natural food dye made from beets, or beet powder, but feel free to use whatever food coloring you like. I mix up the sweet batter and spoon it into my 24 Cup Bake Perfect Mini Muffin Pan by Sweet Creations for perfect results. I like this pan because of its non-stick surface so you don’t need to spray it and it has a channeled surface which ensures your treats bake evenly.

Everyone knows the best part of any cake is the frosting and it is no different with cupcakes. These Pink Velvet Cupcakes are topped off with not just any frosting, but my rich Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting, and I don’t stop there! I simply fill my Oodle Tip Disposable Decorating Bag with my frosting, cut the tip to my desired shape (a medium-sized star tip in this case) and then just pipe away. Also, I love to use my Sweet Creations Chocolate Decorating Pen to take these beauties to the next level. This kitchen tool is so useful as it makes difficult cake decorating as easy as writing with a pen. Fill the pen with chocolate and write away. You can just doodle – hearts, flowers, words, you name it. Now you see you don’t have to be a pro cake decorator to get amazing results.

My finished Pink Velvet Cupcakes are sure to put a smile on your Valentine’s face. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Get the full recipe including measurements and instructions on GoodCook.com.

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Ishan Das
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Ishan Das
1 year ago

Hi Gemma, watched the Pink Velvet Mini Cupcakes video yesterday and baked them. Came out wonderful, lovely, moist, soft. Uploaded 2 photographs before frosting. Will do cream cheese frosting on them. Shall upload frosted photos later.

Thanks,
Ishan

David Jack
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1 year ago

Hi Gemma, how do you make pumpkin cupcakes?

Jayshree
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Jayshree
1 year ago

Hi Gemma I have just subscribed on your website and found the amazing recipes. Thanks I would like to know where can I find these baking tools in South Africa as I only use our currency money I am so much interested to purchase them

Sianny Tanura
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Sianny Tanura
1 year ago

Hi

I was wondering the recipe of the cupcake batter that sugar, butter and all purpose flour 1 cup each. Why the 1 cup of sugar & butter is 240g but 1 2/3 cup of flour is also 240g? Is it supposed to be 400g?

Thank you

Sumangaliyn
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Sumangaliyn
1 year ago

Hi I have just now completed baking this recipe of pink velvet in a cake tin, I baked it for 35 mins the cake was baked through and had risen nicely. But than it deflated.. Could this be as I replace egg with yougart?

What should I use to replace egg in this and red velvet cake.

If I use banana or flax seed powder it’s flavour would be in the cake. Not sure thou just a doubt.

Thanks
Sumangali

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nixyswhispers
1 year ago

When you posted the cupcake batter that made many different kinds, I thought it was great for birthday parties and events where everyone likes something different but I was wondering if you could explain, how I would figure out the measurements to make for instance a whole batch of red velvet or the oreo cookie ones. I am new to your site and wasn’t sure if you had it here. We love your crazy dough and I cant keep the cheese bread in the house when I make it.

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Hi Ms. Gemma,

Can you help me or teach how to bake .. I am a newbie in baking with zero knowlegde. Any suggestions to start with a basic baking. I can’t wait to bake.

Saranya
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Saranya
1 year ago

Usually you mention not to beat the floor mix, if done does it turns the cake hard??

Cheridiaz
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Cheridiaz
1 year ago

Can i use this batter to bake a pink velvet cake?

Denisef
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Denisef
1 year ago

I just baked a batch, using standard baking pan because that’s what I needed. They rose beautifully. I adjusted the bake time to 20 minutes for the standard size cupcakes. This recipe made 1 dozen standard cupcakes + 1 large (that’ll be my DH’s Valentine cake :-)). Here in south Georgia, Red Velvet is typically the go-to Valentine cake or cupcake, of which I’ve baked 100’s over the past 30 years. But, this is for my granddaughter’s preschool class and I needed a small batch without having to think of how to halve my other recipe. Also, so much red… Read more »

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