Red Velvet Cream Cheese Muffins Recipe

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Muffins Recipe

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How To Make Red Velvet Cream Cheese Muffins

Swirls of deliciousness are all over these cream cheese muffins. They’re soft and fluffy, and have a yummy crumb topping for added texture!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 17 minutes
Total: 32 minutes



  • cupall purpose flour
  • ¾cupsugar
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • cupbuttermilk
  • 2tbspnatural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • tspred liquid food coloring
  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • 1large egg,slightly beaten
  • 4ozcream cheese,softened

For Crumb Topping:

  • ½cupsugar
  • ½cupall purpose flour
  • 2tbspunsalted butter,cut into cubes


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 12 muffin tin with paper liners or spray with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl whisk together flour, ½ cup of sugar, baking powder, and salt.

  3. Whisk in the buttermilk, cocoa, food coloring, oil, and egg in a separate bowl. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just moistened.

  4. Beat the cream cheese and remaining sugar in a small bowl. Fold the cream cheese into the muffin batter. Do not overmix.

  5. Make sure that you can still see the cream cheese swirled throughout. Fill the muffin tins two thirds full with the batter.

  6. Stir the sugar and flour in a bowl. Add the butter and cut it in with a pastry blender coarse crumbs have formed. Sprinkle the crumb mixture evenly on each muffin.

  7. Bake 17 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

  8. Cool in the pan for about 10 minutes and transfer them to cool on a wire rack.

  9. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 289.90kcal
  • Fat: 15.25g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.91g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.26g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.19g
  • Fiber: 0.83g
  • Sugar: 21.50g
  • Protein: 3.39g
  • Cholesterol: 31.26mg
  • Sodium: 170.85mg
  • Calcium: 80.66mg
  • Potassium: 63.32mg
  • Iron: 1.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 58.39µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.07mg
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