Red Velvet Loaves W/ Cream Cheese Glaze

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

This red velvet recipe I came across in a book has no cocoa in it. It's very soft and the glaze with cream cheese is just enough.


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Serves:
2 loaves
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 stick
butter, softened
1/2 c
butter crisco
3 c
granulated sugar
8 medium
eggs
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1
1oz. bottle red food coloring
1 tsp
white vinegar
3 c
cake flour
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 c
buttermilk

CREAM CHEESE GLAZE

1 1/2 c
confectioners sugar
3 Tbsp
milk or cream (more if needeed for desired pouring consistency
2 oz
cream cheese

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325. In an electric mixer, cream butter and shortening until smooth. Gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy, approximately 10 minutes.
2Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract, food coloring, and vinegar, blending well.
3Sift flour and baking soda together. Add alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Pour into 2 greased loaf pans (I use glass) Bake at 325 for 1 hour 15 minutes or until loaves test done in center. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing cake. Cool completely before glazing.
4Glaze-In a bowl place confectioners sugar, milk and cream cheese and mix with hand mixer until blended thoroughly but pourable (may need more milk) I then drizzle all over and back and forth. Let set for 1 hour before slicing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American