How to make the best red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt together.
In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar together for 4 minutes, or until light and fluffy. Scrape the sides of the bowl and add the oil and cream for 2 more minutes. Add the eggs one at a time and beat for 2 minutes longer. Add vanilla.
Drop the batter into cupcake liners and bake until a toothpick placed in the center comes out clean, about 16-19 minutes. Don't OVERBAKE. Let cool.
In a bowl, whip together butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Spread all over the cooled cupcakes.