I Love RED VELVET !
If there's one cake flavor I would really love to prepare again and again...this would be red velvet! I just simply love the mild flavor of chocolate and cream cheese....and the perfect, romantic color of RED.......oooh, the mere thought of it makes me excited to bake it today.
As promised to our valued friends and customers, Bake It Dainty shares this recipe for everyone to enjoy. We would like to remind anyone who will try this, to give us your feedback and if you will give as the slightest credit...that would be much appreciated. That would be more than a consolation.
|my first red velvet cake|
BEFORE BAKING, grease the pan with vegetable oil (very light) then line the bottom of the pan with wax paper/parchment paper, grease lightly the surface of the paper with vegetable oil.
2 ½ cups of all-purpose flour (APF)
1 ½ cup sugar + 2 TBSP granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt
3 tsp cocoa powder
1 1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup buttermilk
2 large eggs
4 TBSP food coloring RED. (If using gel paste food coloring use only 2 TBSP and dilute to 1 TBSP water). If using a McCormick brand, use 2 small bottle to attain that perfect red hue.1 tsp white vinegar
1 tsp vanilla
Pre heat the oven 350F
In a large bowl, sift together AFP, Sugar, Baking soda, Cocoa powder.
In another bowl, whisk oil, buttermilk, eggs, food coloring, vinegar and vanilla.
Using the mixer, mix the dry ingredients and wet ingredients until just combined and a batter is formed.
Divide the cake batter evenly among the prepared pans.
Bake for 25-30 minutes.
Let cool on the pan for 10 MINUTES, then cool completely on a cooling rack.
|i love those sturdy cups|
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
1 lbs Cream cheese
4 cups powdered sugar
2 stick (1 cup) unsalted butter
1 tsp clear vanilla
Cream the butter and cream cheese together, then gradually add the powdered sugar. Add the vanilla. Continue to beat until the desired consistency is achieved.
Decorate your cupcake or fill your red velvet cake!! enjoy baking and eating !