Red Velvet Muffins

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Ingredients

Muffins:

300g plain flour
240g butter, room temperature
300g SIS Caster Sugar
2 eggs
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 ¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup of milk
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 teaspoon red food colouring

Frosting:

230g cream cheese, room temperature
240g butter, room temperature
300g of SIS Icing Sugar

Method

For muffins:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together.
  3. Add cocoa, salt, baking soda and eggs one at a time.
  4. Sift flour and milk at interval.
  5. Add in vanilla essence and Red food colouring to the mixture, mix well.
  6. Line the muffin tray with muffin cups, fill each cup till 2/3 full.
  7. Bake in the oven for 20mins or when you see the muffin rise over the cup and skewer come out clean from the centre of the muffins.

For frosting:

  1. Whisk all the ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour the mixture into a piping bag and spread it on top of the muffins.