Food Fridays on Empty Streets: ValentineSpecial - Red Velvet Cake

Posted 2:20 AM by Mezhal Ulao in Labels: , ,

It is the time of the season to get our hearts out and melted and nothing melts it faster than a whole lot of sweet goodness. I believe that a home made dessert is the best way to go as you are able to put into your dish a whole lot more than sugar. :) So let me teach you how to make this delicious Red Velvet Delight.

Ingredients:

  • 12 tablespoons butter, 1 1/2 sticks
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red gel food coloring plus 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • .
  • Cooked Frosting
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • milk or cream

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Generously grease and flour 3 8-inch round layer cake pans or 2 9-inch cake pans.
  2. Cake: Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat 1 minute longer. Beat in vanilla until blended. Combine cocoa, food coloring, and 2 tablespoons water; beat into the egg creamed mixture. Combine flour and salt. Alternate adding flour and buttermilk mixtures to the batter, beating on low to medium speed. Combine soda and vinegar in cup and add to cake batter. Spoon batter evenly into the 3 cake pans; bake at 350° for 22 to 28 minutes. Cool on cake racks. Remove from pans and frost tops and sides.
  3. Frosting: In a saucepan, whisk together the 1/3 cup flour and milk and cook, stirring, until thickened; cool in the refrigerator. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla with mixer. Add flour and milk mixture a little at a time (make ahead of cake so that it has plenty of time to cool). Beat well, adding milk or cream as needed. Frost layers, sides, and top of cake.
And if the three layered delight is not your thing but you want something of similar theme check this cool video about how to make Red Velvet Cupcakes. :)

Cooking @ DISH - Red Velvet Cupcakes - The most amazing home videos are here
Hope you found this article fun and more importantly hope you get to make it for that special someone this Season of Love - Happy Valentines everyone :)
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13 comment(s) to... “Food Fridays on Empty Streets: ValentineSpecial - Red Velvet Cake”

13 comments:

Crissy said...

what a lovely cake for the season of love.. advance HAPPY VALENTINE! xoxo



Makoy said...

sarap naman nung picture. ei musta na kuya? start na ng contest ko i hope you could join :) ano na balita? nde n nagparamdam kuya ko.



EastCoastLife said...

That is a lovely cake for your Valentine! I wonder what my son would be making? haha.....



iWalk said...

Happy Valentines,Metz!

I believe this lovely cake can bring your lover a very very happy day!

We can buy almost everything from stores today, But nothing is special than something made by heart!



iWalk said...

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Snow said...

Looks good! Yummy! ^_^



GAGAY said...

whew! i like this one! i wanna try baking this..haha! looks so so mouth watery!

gagay



Monica said...

Metz! Wow..your cake looks so beautiful and yummy! I want some! :-D



Empty Streets said...

Hi Crissy,

wow am so glad you liked this cake :) it is so easy to make. Advanced happy Vday too :)



Empty Streets said...

Hi Mark,

wow I know it has been quite awhile hehe since you took a break. Your contest is awesome too :) will definitely do my best to get to join :) so many things to do but little time huhuhu :) heheh



Empty Streets said...

Hi ECL,

aww am sure that he is preparing a very nice surprise for yah heheh ;) happy Vday :)



Empty Streets said...

Hi iWalk,

Aww thanks so much for the greeting too :) hope your valentines is made special too :) And thanks so much for the award will be zipping through as soon as I can. :) am blushing now too hehehe :)



Empty Streets said...

Hi Snow and Monica,

You guys can absolutely have some. :)

Hi Gagay,

it is a cool thing to make and I recommend that both you and your loved ones make it together - it is much more romantic that way heheh :)



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