Sutter Home Sweet Red Velvet Cupcakes

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Sutter Home Sweet Red Velvet Cupcakes are the perfect winter dessert! Pair these with a glass of chilled or room temp Sutter Home Sweet Red & enjoy!

-2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
-1 tsp. baking soda
-3/4 tsp. salt
-1 tsp cocoa powder
-1 1/4 cups sugar
-1 cup oil
-1/3 cup Sutter Home Sweet Red
-3/4 cup buttermilk
-2 large eggs
-1 tbsp red food coloring
-1 tsp. white vinegar

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 2 cupcake pans with liners. Combine first 5 ingredients and sift. Combine next 6 ingredients and mix until blended. Mix wet ingredients into dry and mix until just blended. Scoop into prepared cupcake page, filling each 3/4 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until done. Let completely cool to frost.  Makes 12-18 cupcakes.

Sweet Red Cream Cheese Frosting
-4 oz. cream cheese – room temperature
-4 oz. butter – room temperature
-2 tbsp. Sutter Home Sweet Red
-1/2 tsp. vanilla
-2 cups powdered sugar

Combine cream cheese and butter, mixing well. Add Sweet Red and vanilla, mix together. Add powdered sugar and whip until smooth and light. Frost cooled cupcakes.