Red velvet cake

woodenheart3, Apr 7, 5:28am
Has anyone got a recipe for the red velvet cake they would like to share.I am dying to make one.


marcs, Apr 7, 5:32am
This one here is very Yummy and you can make this into a cake. Use 2x 23cm cake tins or 3 x 20 cm. If you don't have butter milk then sour the milk with some lemon juice or vinegar, Use 1/2 tsp.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Makes 12

Oven: 170c fan forced

60g unsalted butter
150g castor sugar
1 egg

10g cocoa powder
20ml pillar box red food colour
½ tsp vanilla

120ml buttermilk

150g plain flour
½ tsp salt

½ tsp bi carb soda
1 ½ tsp white vinegar

Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy in a mixer with paddle attachment.

Add egg and beat it in well

Mix cocoa with food colour, red colour and vanilla into a smooth paste. Add to the sugar/butter mixture and combine till smooth.

Add flour alternating with butter milk to the mixture on slow speed till all combined.

Mix salt, bi carb and vinegar and add to the mixture. It bubbles up so use a biggish bowl.

Mix till all well combined and no lumps.

Scoop into cupcake paper and bake for 20 – 25 minutes. Ice with Vanilla cream cheese icing.

Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing

500g soft cream cheese.
1 ½ cup castor sugar
250g unsalted butter
1 – 2 tsp vanilla

Beat cream cheese and sugar till smooth and fluffy. Add butter and vanilla and beat for 5 minutes. Enough icing for 2 – 3 doz cup

bridget107, Apr 8, 1:55am
http://www.lydiabakes.com/2011/02/red-velvet-cake-recipe.html Found this one the other day which looks great!

bridget107, Apr 8, 1:56am
Which originally came from here: http://pinchmysalt.com/red-velvet-cupcakes-with-cream-cheese-frosting-recipe/ How good do these look! Nom!

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