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Red velvet cupcakes

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All-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups
Unsweetened cocoa 1-1/2tsp
Baking powder 1-1/2tsp
Baking soda 1-1/2tsp
Sugar 1/3 cup
Butter 3tbsp
Large egg 1 pc
Buttermilk 1 cup
Strawberries (pureed) 1/2 cup
Red food coloring (optional) 1/2tsp
Vanilla extract 1tsp

Method of Preparation:

• Sift all the dry ingredients together.
• In a separate bowl, whisk the egg.
• Cream the butter and sugar together till light and fluffy.
• Start by adding the beaten egg, butter mix, buttermilk and lastly, the pureed strawberries to the flour.
• Mix well and add the food coloring and the vanilla extract.
• Pour into prepared cupcake trays.
• Bake at 180°C for about 20 minutes.

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