Red Velvet cakeFrom hooch 8 years ago
- 3 1/3 cups cake flour shopping list
- 1 1/2 sticks of butter at room temperature shopping list
- 2 1/4 cups of sugar shopping list
- 3 eggs at room temperature shopping list
- 2 ounces of red food coloring (6 tablespoons) shopping list
- 1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder shopping list
- 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract shopping list
- 1 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 1 1/2 cups buttermilk shopping list
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar shopping list
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Prepare three 9 inch round pans or two 9 x 13 inch square pans by coating the pans with butter and then dusting with flour.
- You should line the bottoms of the pans with parchment paper but this is not entirely necessary.
- Sift together the flour and salt.
- Using your standing mixer, set to a medium speed, beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
- Add the vanilla.
- Add the eggs one at a time making sure that each egg is fully incorporated before adding the next.
- Mix together the cocoa powder and the red food coloring together.
- Add the cocoa mixture to the batter.
- Reduce the mixers speed to low.
- Add half the butter milk. Wait until the buttermilk is completely incorporated.
- Add half the flour. Wait until the flour is completely incorporated.
- Add the rest of the butter milk. Wait until the buttermilk is completely incorporated.
- Add the rest of the flour.
- Mix together the baking soda and vinegar.
- Mix until well combined.
- Pour the batter into the pans.
- Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
- Cool the cake in the pans for 15 minutes or until cool to the touch.
- Remove the cakes from the pans and continue to let them cool for at least one hour.
- Basic White Frosting Recipe
- 1 ½ sticks of room temperature butter
- 2 pounds of confectioners’ sugar
- ¼ cup of milk (more might be needed)
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- Using your stand mixer beat butter until smooth.
- Slowly add two cups of the sugar.
- Slowly add the milk.
- Add the vanilla.
- Add the remaining sugar one cup at a time.
- Add more milk if the frosting isn’t soft enough to spread easily
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Sounds and looks very moist and good, bookmarking to to try. Thanks for the great post.henrie in Savannah loved it
Hooch, thanks, one of my favorites recipes!berry in Winter Park loved it
Red Velvet Cake has always been one of my most favorite cakes....My mom always used it for a special occasion cake...Thanks for the memories..zena824 in Somewhere, USA loved it
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