Unicorn Superfoods Recipes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

08 Feb, 2022

Create these Red Velvet Cupcakes for your special someone this Valentines Day! We guarantee they will be impressed by this delicious sweet treat!

Recipe: (makes 6 cupcakes)

  • 1 cup Plain Flour
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sweetener/sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp Cacao Powder (more if wanted)
  • 1/2 cup Vegan Buttermilk (1/2 tbsp lemon juice then almond milk up-to the 1/2 cup line.
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tbsp Distilled White Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Unicorn Superfoods Beetroot Powder


  1. Preheat oven to 180c and line a muffin tray with cupcake liners.
  2. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Add the sugar, baking soda, salt, cocoa powder and beetroot powder then mix together.
  3. Prepare the vegan buttermilk by adding 1/2 tbsp lemon juice into a measuring jug and then adding almond milk up to the 1/2 cup line and allowing to sit for a minute to curdle into buttermilk.
  4. Add the vegan buttermilk, vanilla extract, oil, vinegar to the mixing bowl and whisk briefly to combine into a batter. Don’t over-mix.
  5. Divide the batter evenly between the cupcake liners. Place into the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of one of the cupcakes comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  7. Add vegan butter, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, beetroot powder and 2 tbsp milk to the bowl of your stand mixer. Starting at slow speed, gradually increase speed until the frosting is thick and smooth. If needed, add the extra milk.
  8. Pipe the frosting on top of your cupcakes and serve.
  9. Enjoy!

Created by: @becomingbrooke__

Red Velvet Cupcakes