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Delicious Red Velvet Cake Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Welcome to this Delicious Red Velvet Cake Recipe! This classic dessert has a soft, moist texture and a rich, velvety flavor that will have you coming back for seconds. The vibrant red color comes from a combination of cocoa powder and red food coloring, which gives the cake its iconic appearance. Topped with a creamy cream cheese frosting, this cake is the perfect treat for any occasion. So let's get baking!


Serves: 6

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup soft butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons red food colouring
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt

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Delicious Red Velvet Cake Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting is a community recipe submitted by IsabellaCharlotte and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, food coloring, and vanilla extract.
  4. In another separate bowl, sift together the flour, unsweetened cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in three parts, alternating with the buttermilk mixture. Mix until just combined.
  6. Pour the batter into two greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Once the cakes are cool, you can frost them with your favorite frosting. Cream cheese frosting is a classic pairing for red velvet cake.

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  • This looks amazing. The presentation is superb too.

    Posted by abdulmismail on 15th April 2023
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