Red Velvet Cake

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Martine Bykowski

By
@LadybugJewel

This is the most MOIST red velvet cake I have ever had. This is my husband's favorite cake and I make it for him on Valentine's day or on his birthday!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • CAKE BATTER

  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cocoa powder
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 oz
    red food coloring
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • CAKE TOPPER

  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • ICING

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1 box
    powdered sugar
  • 3/4 c
    coconut

How to Make Red Velvet Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix sugar and oil. Add eggs one at a time and mix well after each. Stir in vanilla and vinegar, add food coloring. Mix till blended.
  2. Stir baking soda into buttermilk and add to mixture.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, salt, and cocoa. Mix Well.
  4. Bake in 2 greased 8” round cake pans, or a 9x13” pan, at 350° for 30 minutes.
  5. While the cake is cooking, place ¾ cup milk and ½ cup sugar in saucepan and heat to dissolve sugar. When cake is done, remove from oven; pour hot dissolved sugar over the hot cake while still in pans. Allow to cool and remove from pans.
  6. Mix all icing ingredients well and frost cake.

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About Red Velvet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #red, #moist, #velvet




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