July 4th Mini Flag Red Velvet Cake

My Daily Pastry

These mini flag red velvet cakes were delicious – and super fun to make! I loved how the colors turned out, and the blueberries were a great addition. I highly recommend, even if it’s not July 4th! I used the same recipe (below) to make both the mini flag cakes, and the regular cupcakes.

I got this recipe from Erica’s Sweet Tooth blog. She even has a section for “Boozy Treats”!

Cupcake Ingredients
2-1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cocoa
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups canola oil
1 tsp vinegar
1 tsp red gel food coloring dissolved in 6 tbsp water (or 1 1 oz bottle)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup buttermilk

Frosting Ingredients
1/2 cup butter
1 (8oz) package cream cheese
1 box (4 cups) confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla

– Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare muffin tins…

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