Red Velvet Cake

  • - For the cake -
  • 2 and 1/2 cups
    Flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups
    Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp
    Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp
    Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 pcs
    Egg (large)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups
    Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup
    Buttermilk (room temperature)
  • 1 tbsp
    White Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp
    Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp
    Red Food Coloring
  • - For the cream cheese frosting -
  • 1/2 cup
    Unsalted Butter (softened)
  • 450 g
    Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 4 cups
    Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp
    Vanilla Extract

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  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cocoa powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • 3
    In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla extract, and red food coloring until well combined.
  • 4
    Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined and no lumps remain.
  • 5
    Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans.
  • 6
    Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • 7
    Remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 8
    While the cakes are cooling, prepare the cream cheese frosting. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth and creamy.
  • 9
    Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract, beating until the frosting is smooth and spreadable.
  • 10
    Once the cakes have cooled completely, place one cake layer on a serving plate. Spread a layer of frosting over the top of the cake.
  • 11
    Place the second cake layer on top and spread the remaining frosting over the top and sides of the cake.
  • 12
    Slice, serve, and enjoy this classic Red Velvet Cake with your loved ones!

With its vivid color and opulent texture, red velvet cake is a timeless classic that has mesmerized dessert enthusiasts for many years. We at tastemood are thrilled to present our tried-and-true recipe, which will wow you with its rich cream cheese frosting and moist crumb. Our Red Velvet Cake is the ideal option whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or are just in the mood for something decadent. Come learn the secrets to baking a masterpiece in your own kitchen as we explore the art of preparing this popular dessert.

This dessert is unique due to its flawless harmony of flavors and textures. Every bite delivers a symphony of flavors thanks to the harmonious combination of the creamy, tangy cream cheese icing and the cake’s rich, supple crumb. To guarantee consistent outcomes each and every time, our method meticulously blends premium components with exact quantities.

Firstly, collect your ingredients: eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, vanilla extract, red food coloring, granulated sugar, baking soda, cocoa powder, and all-purpose flour. Red food coloring and cocoa powder give Red Velvet Cake its distinctive color and flavor, while buttermilk and vinegar help to give the cake a soft texture.

After mixing the batter and filling the cake pans, bake the cakes for the specified amount of time, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Before frosting, let the cakes cool completely to ensure that the frosting coats the cake’s surface smoothly.

Without a thick covering of cream cheese icing, a red velvet cake is incomplete. Softened cream cheese, unsalted butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract are combined in this recipe to make a velvety-smooth frosting that goes well with the cake. For a picture-perfect finish, make sure the frosting is properly distributed throughout the cake, including between the layers and on the top and edges.

This cake is going to be a hit for any event thanks to its rich flavor, delicious texture, and creamy frosting. Red Velvet Cake will dazzle whether you’re baking it for a birthday, anniversary, or just to sate your sweet tooth. Why then wait? Assemble your ingredients and prepare to savor a slice of absolute joy with our Tastemood Red Velvet Cake recipe.