Pink Velvet Rose Cupcakes | sweetco0kiepie

These cupcakes are super pretty and delicious! It has a gorgeous pastel pink color perfect for Valentine's Day or any occasion :)

Pink Velvet Cupcakes:
- 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/8 tsp baking soda
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter at room temp.
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- red food coloring
- 1/2 cup of buttermilk

1. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl.

2. In a separate large bowl, beat butter for 1 minute until light and fluffy. Mix in sugar. Then add eggs one at a time, mixing between each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.

3. Add in desired amount of red food coloring to get the perfect shade of pink of your choice.

4. Alternate mixing the dry ingredients and the buttermilk until you have a smooth cupcake batter.

5. Scoop batter 3/4 of the way full into a cupcake pan lined with cupcake liners.

6. Bake for 15-18 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Rose Cream Cheese Frosting:
- 6 oz. cream cheese at room temp.
- 4 tbsp unsalted butter at room temp.
- 2 1/2 cups icing sugar, sifted
- 1/2 tsp rose extract
- red food coloring.

1. Beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.

2. Mix in icing sugar 1/3 at a time.

3. Mix in rose extract and food coloring and beat on high to produce a light, creamy frosting.

4. Transfer into a pastry bad with a Wilton 2D star tip.

5. Pipe onto the cooled cupcakes.


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