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Green Velvet Cupcakes

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Green Velvet Cupcakes- Big Green House

Green Velvet Cupcakes- A festive touch on the classic velvet cupcake! Bright green cupcakes topped with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting.

Green Velvet Cupcakes- Big Green House

Ingredients Needed:

  • Flour
  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Egg
  • Green food coloring
  • Vanilla
  • Milk
  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar

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Butter and Cream Cheese: For the cupcakes and frosting, be sure they are softened. If they are too cold, it could affect the the consistency of both.

Milk: Regular dairy milk or a plant based (cashew, almond, etc) variety will all work.

Green Velvet Cupcakes- Big Green House

Recipe Notes:

  • This recipe makes just 6 cupcakes, instead of the standard 12. If desired, you can double it for the full dozen.
  • Don’t over mix your batter! Simple mix until there are no dry spots left in the batter. Overmixing may give you dense cupcakes.

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Yield: 6 cupcakes

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Green Velvet Cupcakes- Big Green House

A festive touch on the classic velvet cupcake! Bright green cupcakes topped with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • dash of salt
  • 1 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 TBSP green food coloring


  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 6 count muffin/cupcake pan or line with liners.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together vinegar and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together flour, salt and cocoa powder. Set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until creamy. Add in egg, vanilla and baking soda mixture. Mix to combined. Gradually, add in flour mixture and milk. Alternating between the two. Add in green food coloring and mix to combine.
  5. Divided batter evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Let cupcakes cool completely before frosting.
  7. Make Frosting: Beat cream cheese and butter until creamy. Add in powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until totally combined. Frost on cooled cupcakes.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 409Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 216mgCarbohydrates: 64gFiber: 1gSugar: 51gProtein: 4g

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  1. Miz Helen says:

    We featured your delicious Green Velvet Cupcakes on Full Plate Thursday, 579. I just pinned your awesome post and hope that you will come back soon!
    Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
    Miz Helen

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