Red Velvet Cake

1
Katrina Freed

By
@Kat19702

Forget the old pasty flour icing... this one is much easier and tastier too! Perfect for Valentine's Day!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8 - 10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

RED VELVET CAKE

2 c
white sugar
2 stick
unsalted butter, softened
3
eggs
2 oz
red food coloring
1/2 c
water
1/2 c
cocoa powder
2 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
white vinegar

FILLING

16 oz
cream cheese, softened
2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 stick
unsalted butter, softened
4 Tbsp
white chocolate liqueur
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
heavy cream

FROSTING

3 stick
unsalted butter, softened
4 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
3 Tbsp
heavy cream
4 1/2 Tbsp
white chocolate liqueur
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease and flour three 8 inch cake pans
2CAKE BATTER:
Cream sugar and butter together then add eggs one at a time and mix well after each
3In a small bowl mix water, cocoa, and food coloring together then add to batter and mix well
4Gently stir flour, salt, and baking powder together in a separate bowl, then add flour mixture to batter alternating with buttermilk, then stir in vanilla
5In a small bowl, whisk together baking soda and vinegar and add to cake batter
6Pour batter evenly into three pans and bake at for 20 to 25 minutes then remove from heat and cool completely
7FILLING:
Cream together butter and cream cheese, gradually add sugar, stir in vanilla, liqueur and heavy cream then beat till fluffy
8FROSTING:
Cream butter and vanilla together, add confectioners sugar alternating with liqueur and heavy cream and beat to desired consistency

About Red Velvet Cake

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