Tunnel In The Middle, Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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TUNNEL IN THE MIDDLE, RED VELVET CAKE

Elizabeth Pyrzenski

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@bpyrzenski

A little time consuming but well worth it.


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Serves:

8 - 10

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR THE SWIRL:

2
8-ounce packages cream cheese
2/3 c
granulated sugar
2
large eggs
3 Tbsp
sour cream
3 Tbsp
heavy cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract

FOR THE CAKE:

2-1/2 c
all purpose flour
1-3/4 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1-1/2 c
vegetable oil
3/4 c
sour cream
2
large eggs at room temperature
1-1/2 tsp
red food coloring
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
distilled white vinegar

FOR THE GLAZE:

4 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
confectioners sugar
1/2 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
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salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make the Swirl:Combine the cream cheese, sugar, eggs, sour cream, heavy cream & vanilla until smooth..set aside.
2
Make the cake: Preheat oven to 350 .. generously coat a 10-15 cup Bundt pan with cooking spray and dust with flour, tapping out excess. Whisk the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk the vegetable oil, sour cream, eggs, food coloring, vanilla, vinegar and 1/4 cup water in a medium bowl.
3
Combine wet & dry ingredients just until combined. Spread 1/2 batter in pan, top with cream cheese mixture, top with remaining batter.
4
Bake until top is cracked & tester comes out clean......about 1 hr and 10 mins. Cool 20 mins...invert on plate and cool completely ... approx. 2 hrs.
5
Make Glaze: Combine cream cheese, conf. sugar, sour cream, vanilla & salt until smooth, pour/spread on cooled cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American