Red Velvet Cake

Happy Valentine's day! Yeah this post is a day late, just got busy yesterday and didn't get  a chance to put this up. I decided to try out a Red Velvet cake recipe for valentine's day:) This particular recipe is from a mix of different recipes, lol.  I just enjoy mixing things up and adding my own twist. My frosting is kinda sour sweet, I prefer this to a very sweet frosting.

I was pleased with the end results but when I bake this next time I will try it with shortening just to see the difference in taste. This is what the final product looked like:)  Ignore my mediocre attempt at frosting the cake, it kinda makes the cake look crooked right? I did this around 4:30 am, so I was kinda half asleep. I am taking some classes on cake decorating next month so i'll get better.




One of my  favorite picture of me and my hubby and a slice the cake


Wanna try it out?

Ingredients:
2 grams of all purpose flour(sifted)
1 stick of unsalted butter (room temp)
2 cups of sugar (sifted)
1 tablespoon cocoa
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
2 cup buttermilk
1 table spoon vinegar
2 oz of red coloring
1 cup of vegetable oil

Frosting:
8oz cream cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups of confectioners sugar (sifted)
1 stick of unsalted butter (room temp)

Set in oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. I base my baking pans with shortening and flour and then parchment paper over it.

Using my hand mixer, I creamed the butter and the sugar in a large bowl. I added the egg mix little by little into the mix.Then I added the flour, salt, cocoa together in a bowl. I mixed the red coloring with the buttermilk and vinegar. In 3 parts I added the liquid mix and the flour mix into my creamed mix. I then added the oil in and finally the vinegar. I divided my mix into 2 baking pans before putting in the oven.

Using  a mixer cream the cream cheese and butter. Add the vinegar and in four parts add the sifted confectioners sugar.

















                          

















Frosting





10 comments:

  1. 4:30 in the morning?! This is really a passion! lol! Looks yummy!

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  2. lol @ pearls It is! but I was pushing it yday:)

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  3. you're so talented lady...beautiful pic of you and your hubby...
    I've been hearing so much abt this red velvet cake...it looks great...

    P.S Happy marriage bliss!

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  4. Titi! Your cake looks amazing! Well done! And it's so red! My red velvet is never as bright as yours :( I'm jealous!

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  5. Cake looks great and soo red! Way to go dear!

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  6. ....that picture is so pretty...can you do more wedding post..would love to see ideas...:=)

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  7. Ooooh!! Thanks for sharing. This looks awesome, and i'll definitely bookmark it to be made. That second picture is so lovely

    Adiya
    http://thecornershopng.blogspot.com

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