So crank up the carols, break out the sprinkles and make some holiday memories in the kitchen.
Southern Red & Green Velvet Cupcakes
Yields approximately 2 dozen cupcakes
These cupcakes, created by the chefs at Miss Shirley’s (with locations in Roland Park and the Inner Harbor), are a sweet and festive treat. Kids will love (carefully) squeezing the food coloring and dotting the cream cheese frosting with glittery “ice crystal” sprinkles.
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup buttermilk, shaken
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 ½ cups vegetable oil
1 ½ cups sugar
2 extra-large eggs, room temperature
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon liquid red food coloring
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon liquid green food coloring
1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tins with 24 paper liners.