Red Velvet Cupcakes

picture1Today I am making red velvet cupcakes with a traditional red velvet frosting, in honor of my brothers 30th birthday!  Unfortunately, he isn’t in Texas to enjoy them, but it’s the thought that counts, right?   Most people pair red velvet with cream cheese icing these days, but it was originally paired with a boiled milk frosting, that is delicious, and I think, underused!  I made this frosting for the first time while I was in college; a coworker of mine told me about it and showed me how his southern mother used to make it and I just loved it.  You’ll have to let me know what you think about it! Continue reading