Big Red cupcakes
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Big Red Cupcakes

moist cupcakes with the flavor of Big Red Soda - made without a boxed mix
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 620kcal

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 cup unsalted butter , room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs , room temperature
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup Big Red soda , room temp
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract

Big Red Buttercream

  • 1 cup unsalted butter ,softened
  • 3-4 cups confectioners ,(powdered) sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Up to 4 tablespoons Big Red

Instructions

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Beat butter and sugar on high until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beat thoroughly after each addition.
  • Blend flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda, in a bowl.
  • Add 1/3 of the flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat on low until mixed.
  • Add ½ the Big Red.
  • Continue to alternate the flour and Big Red ending with the flour.
  • Scoop into cupcake papers about 3/4 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Cool and frost with desired buttercream frosting.
  • Frosting
  • Cream together the butter and confectioner's.
  • Add the Big Red to get a good, spreadable consistency.

Nutrition

Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 113mg | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 1025IU | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1.8mg