Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes
Red velvet cupcakes derive their color from food dye mixed with cocoa powder, and their tender texture from the reaction that occurs when buttermilk and vinegar are combined with baking soda—a few modifications made them gluten-free.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
We achieved a moister, more tender crumb for this gluten-free version of red velvet cupcakes with oil instead of butter, especially when we used rich sour cream as the dairy element. The vinegar in the classic recipe didn’t work the same wa...