Red Velvet Cake

Josephine Quick


This cake is very moist .


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
35 Min


  • 21/4 c
    cake flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    plus 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
    red food coloring drops
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract/plus 1 teaspoon of distilled vineagar.
  • 1 c

  • 3(8) oz
    package cream cheese(room temperature
  • 2 stick
    unsalted butter(room temperature
  • 6 c
    sifted confectioner's sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    heavey or whipping cream

How to Make Red Velvet Cake


  1. For cake: Grease and flour two 9inch cake pan, Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
    In mixing bowl coombine flour,soda,salt, cocoa, set aside.
  2. In another bowl, beat the sugar, oil togather until well blended, add eggs, one at a time, blending well between addition, until smooth.
  3. Blend in food coloring, vanilla, and vinegar, scape bowl side with spatula. Alternate-blend in flour and buttermilk starting and ending with flour, using about a third of each at a time.
  4. Make sure not to overbeat or don't use mixer on high this will toughen the cake, pour in prepared pan and bake 30 to 35 in pan for 5 minutes.then cool on wire rack.
  5. Cream Cheese Frosting. In mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter togather in a medium bowl with mixer on high speed. Add the sifted confectioner sugar, then the vanilla ,beating until smooth, with mixer running, gradually add the
    cream and beat until the frosting looks whipped.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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