Red Velvet Cake | How to make Red Velvet Cake

By Afreen Usman  |  11th Jun 2016  |  
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About Red Velvet Cake Recipe

A beautiful red cake with mild chocolate flavour topped and filled with cream cheese icing

Red Velvet Cake is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Red Velvet Cake is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Red Velvet Cake by Afreen Usman will help you to prepare the perfect Red Velvet Cake in your kitchen at home. Red Velvet Cake needs 15 minutes for the preparation and 35 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Red Velvet Cake. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Red Velvet Cake. In case you have any questions on how to make the Red Velvet Cake you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Afreen Usman. Red Velvet Cake will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients to make Red Velvet Cake

  • 3 cups cake flour(or 2 and 2/3 cup all purpose flour +1/3 cup cornflour)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 cups caster sugar
  • 1 cup refined oil
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 2 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp vinegar white
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 4 tbsp raspberry red colour

How to make Red Velvet Cake

  1. Pre heat oven at 180 degrees
  2. Prepare the cake tins(2) by greasing and flouring it.
  3. Mix together, flour, cocoa and baking soda.
  4. Beat the egg whites till peaks form, keep aside.
  5. In another large bowl add the butter and sugar beat with a hand mixer till light.
  6. Now add the yolks, oil and essence and beat some more, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  7. Add in the vinegar and food colour. Add more colour if you want a brighter cake. Beat till incorporated
  8. Now add the dry ingredients in parts alternating with buttermilk and mixing with a spatula
  9. Finally add the egg whites and gently fold in till well mixed
  10. Pour in the cake tins and bake for 35 minutes or till done
  11. Remove from oven and cool overnight before frosting

My Tip:

The best frosting for this cake is cream cheese. Cream cheese frosting My cheese was not salt free since I used cream cheese spread, it was very salty so I added some icing sugar, whipped it a bit then added stiff whipped cream and folded it lightly. There were no measurements, all to taste. Vaguely 1 cup sugar to 200 gms cheese and then kept on adding cream till I was satisfied with the taste.

Reviews for Red Velvet Cake (2)

Puneet K Sethi3 years ago

Can u plz tell me how to bake in otg pr microwave i love to bake but i cnt .

banashree bandopadhyaya3 years ago

I ll definitely try this recipe