You are here: Home » Recipes » Red Velvet Cupcakes Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 16 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 35 mins An unusual ingredient brings a healthy punch to this sweet-tooth favorite! PrintEmail Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour1 cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt1/3 cup cocoa powder1/2 cup oil1/2 cup water1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon vinegar1 can of stewed tomatoes, drained and lightly mashed with a fork Cupcake liners Instructions Preheat oven to 350F and line muffin pans with cupcake liners. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder and stir together. In a separate bowl combine oil, water, vanilla, vinegar and stewed tomatoes. Mix wet ingredients with electric mixer and then add the dry ingredients. Mix until blended. Pour batter into cupcake liners and bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool and then frost with your favorite icing. Note: To make a layer cake, double the recipe and put in 2 round cake pans. Then increase baking time to about 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. This recipe comes from photographer Robin Jolin. Check out her work here.