Red Velvet Cake

Red velvet cake recipes are quite visually appealing because of the rich ruby color and a contrast of white icing.


Red velvet cakes come with a sweet taste that will make anyone crave for seconds. Because of its superb taste and exquisite look, many people find this cake a delight to eat. You can serve it for dessert or during teatime. The cake goes well with an ice cold drink such as fresh fruit juice or with a warm beverage. You will find this sweet treat truly ideal to make because of the simplicity in preparing the recipe.

If you wish to try a different kind of cake, you should check out each red velvet cake recipes featured here. The ease in making the cake adds to the many reasons why you should try these recipes.

Classic Red Velvet Cake Recipes

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Prepare Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

The astounding ruby color of the cake makes it visually appealing and tempting to eat; hence, gather the ingredients and start making this excellent delicious dessert.

Ingredients:
Cake:
• 1 softened stick of butter
• 1 1/2 c. of white sugar
• 2 large pieces of eggs
• 2 oz. of red food colour
• 1 c. of buttermilk or whole milk
• 1 tsp of baking soda
• 2 tbsp of cocoa
• 2 1/4 c. of flour
• 1 tsp of vanilla
• 1 tsp of baking soda

Frosting:
• 3 tbsp of all-purpose flour
• 1 c. of whole milk
• 1 c. of white sugar
• 1 tsp. of vanilla extract
• 1 c. of butter

Instructions:
1. Start by making the cake. Cream the butter and the sugar by blending them well in a mixing bowl.
2. Drop in the egg one at a time. Whisk well each time you add an egg.
3. In another small bowl, combine the cocoa and the red flavouring. Stir well until the cocoa has dissolved completely. Pour this to the creamed butter and sugar mixture.
4. Use the electric mixer to combine the creamed mixture done previously.
5. Then, add in the flour and the buttermilk alternately. Continue stirring but avoid overdoing it so the cake will remain fluffy.
6. Pour the vanilla extract, followed by the baking soda into the mixture.
7. Lastly, pour the mixture into the round pans you have prepared.
8. Meanwhile, work on the frosting recipe. Begin by using a saucepan to mix the milk and about 3 tablespoons of flour. Stir well to remove lumps in the mixture.
8. Cook the ingredients over medium heat.
9. Once the mixture has turned sticky and gooey like glue, you can already add it to your daily recipe.

red velvet cake recipes - classic

Red Velvet Cake Recipes – Fast and Simple

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Prepare Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes

You can enjoy making fast and simple red velvet cake recipe that would definitely appeal to your discriminating taste buds.

Ingredients:
• 1 c. of buttermilk
• 1 tsp of salt
• 2 oz. of red food color
• 1 tsp of vanilla
• 2 tbsp of cocoa powder (unsweetened)
• 1/2 c. of shortening
• 1 1/2 c. of white sugar
• 2 large pieces of eggs
• 2 1/2 c. of all-purpose flour, sifted
• 1 1/2 tsp of baking soda
• 1 tsp of white vinegar
• 1 c. of buttermilk
• 5 tbsp of all-purpose flour
• 1 c. of white sugar
• 1 c. of butter
• 1 tsp of vanilla

Instructions:
1. Prepare the round pans by greasing them lightly. Then, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Combine the red food colouring and the cocoa and create a pasty mixture. Set aside.
3. Then, use a glass bowl to cream the sugar and the shortening.
4. Add in the eggs while stirring the mixture continuously.
5. Next, pour in the milk, and alternately with the all-purpose flour.
6. In a shallow dish, mix the vinegar and baking soda before folding the mixture into the batter.
7. Transfer the batter into the greased round pans.
8. Bake for about 30 minutes and let cool before serving. You may also consider refrigerating the cake before serving the quests.
9. You can also make an icing for the cake. Cook over low heat the milk and some flour. Then, cream the butter, the vanilla and the sugar until the mixture become truly excellent.
10. Stir in the milk and flour mixture. Then spread the icing on the cake.

red velvet cake recipes - fast and simple

Southern-Style Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Prepare Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes

Add a little twist to the usual red velvet cake recipes that you know. Here is one exciting recipe that anyone will love.

Ingredients:
• 1/2 c. of shortening
• 1 1/2 c. of white sugar
• 2 large pieces of eggs
• 1 tsp of vanilla
• 1 tsp of extract with butter flavor
• 3 tbsp of powdered cocoa
• 1/2 oz. of red food color
• 2 1/2 c. of all-purpose flour
• 1 c. of buttermilk
• 1 tsp of salt
• 1 1/2 tsp of baking soda
• 1 tbsp of white vinegar
• 3 tbsp of cake flour or all-purpose flour

Instructions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Prepare the three round pans by coating each with butter and flour. Set aside.
3. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, white sugar, vanilla and the butter flavoured extract.
4. Mix the cocoa and the food colouring. Pour the mixture to the ingredients blended previously.
5. Add in the flour, in an alternate manner with the milk.
6. Then, combine in a bowl the baking soda, vinegar and salt. Add the mixture into the batter.
7. Next, transfer the batter into each greased pans.
8. Bake the cake for about 25 minutes.
9. Let the cake cool for at least 10minutes. You may refrigerate the cake overnight before serving.

red velvet cake recipes - southern style

Red velvet cake recipes are indeed delectable desserts that everyone will love. You will also find the appearance of red velvet cakes as quite astounding. Hence, the convenience in cooking, the simple ingredients and steps in each recipe make the cake something that you should definitely prepare for the family.

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