In this video, Chef John will show you how to make red velvet cupcakes. You’ll see how to cream the ingredients together flawlessly and then incorporate the eggs one at a time. Buttermilk and a touch of white vinegar are a couple key ingredients here. In the video, you’ll also learn how red velvet cake got its name. These cupcakes come out of the oven moist, not too sweet, and absolutely gorgeous. Watch the video, then get Chef John’s recipe for Red Velvet Cupcakes. And don’t miss the video for Chef John’s Cream Cheese Frosting. Dust your cupcakes with a little cocoa to make them look even more irresistible.