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Red velvet bites

Whip you these brightly coloured treats in 12 minutes!

Whip you these brightly coloured treats in 12 minutes!

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Cooking Time

Cook: 12 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 16

Cooking Time

Price: 17p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 34g serving contains

Energy
459kj
110kcal
6%
Fat
6.5g
Med
9%
Saturates
4.1g
Med
21%
Sugars
11.6g
Med
13%
Salt
0.17g
Low
3%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
1351kJ/324kcal

Ingredients

50g butter, softened

150g caster sugar

1 large egg, lightly beaten

10g coca powder

10g tube Dr. Oetker Gel Food Colour in Bright Red

125ml milk

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 1/2tsp white wine vinegar

150g plain flour

30g icing sugar

100g full-fat soft cheese

Method

1
Line 8 espresso cups, or 4 coffee cups, with discs of greaseproof paper.
2
Beat together the butter, caster sugar, egg, cocoa powder and food colouring, until smooth.
3
Beat in first the milk, then the bicarbonate and vinegar and then the flour.
4
Half-fill the cups with the mixture. Cook on 50% power for 2mins then in 15sec bursts until the tops of the sponges are springy. Turn out, cool, then halve (or quarter if using larger cups).
5
Beat the icing sugar into the soft cheese. Spread on the cakes and top with any spare crumbs of sponge.