Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes

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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.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The How Can It Be Gluten-Free Cookbook

SERVES Makes 12 cupcakes

TIME 1 hour, plus 1 hour cooling

Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes
The How Can It Be Gluten-Free Cookbook

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The How Can It Be Gluten-Free Cookbook

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...

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