Red Velvet Cake Recipe





Red Velvet cake is traditionally a red or red-brown cake layer cake that is topped with white cooked roux icing or cream cheese. Red Velvet Cake is commonly served as a Valentine’s Day or Christmas Day. This cake is made with common ingredients like flour, cocoa, buttermilk, butter, Red food coloring and basically just dyeing chocolate cake Red. This recipe is for 3 layer velvet cake 

INGREDIENTS 

·         1 Cup Butter
·         1 1/2 Cups Sugar
·         2 Eggs
·         1/4 Cup red food coloring
·         2 tablespoons cocoa
·         2 1/2 cups cake flour
·         1 teaspoon salt
·         1 tablespoon baking soda
·         1 cup buttermilk
·         1 teaspoon vanilla extract
·         1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

DIRECTIONS 

1.       Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
2.       Grease and flour three 8-inch round cake pans
3.       Cream together butter and sugar with electric mixer until fluffy
4.       Add the eggs, one at a time and beat well after each
5.       Make a paste with the food coloring and cocoa (it takes a few minutes to get the chocolate to absorb liquid, so be patient and keep stirring )
6.       Add this paste to the butter and sugar mixture
7.       Sift together the flour, salt and baking soda
8.       Add it to the sugar and butter mixture alternately with the buttermilk, mixing well between additions (begin and end with dry ingredients)
9.       After last addition of flour mixture, stir in vanilla and vinegar.
10.   Beat for another minute and then divide into 3 prepared pans
11.   Bake for about 35 minutes, or until done..
12.   Cool for about 35 minutes and then remove from pan to wire rack to cool completely.

TO MAKE ICING: 

1.       Mix flour and milk in small pan and cook over heat until it is thick (stirring often-constantly near end) this should take about 10 minutes
2.       Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. Meanwhile, cream together the butter, sugar, and vanilla.
3.       Beat until it is very light and fluffy, at least for 10 minutes
4.       When the flour mixture is cooled, add it to the butter mixture and beat until just well mixed
5.       Assemble the cake with a thin layer of icing between the layers and cover the top and sides of the cake.
6.       Serve and Enjoy! 

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