Monday, 11 June 2012

Red velvet cake recipe, How to make Red velvet cake.

Red velvet cake is a famous cake with a dark red or red-brown color. It is basically made as a layer cake topped with vanilla icing, or cream cheese icing. Ingredients include buttermilk, butter, flour, cocoa, cookie dough using that filling, and beetroot or red food coloring. 

Ingredients for making Red velvet Cake :

Two tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
Two ounces red food coloring
One cup buttermilk
One teaspoon salt
One teaspoon vanilla extract
Half cup shortening
1 1/2 cups white sugar
two eggs
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
One teaspoon white vinegar

One cup milk
Five tablespoons all-purpose flour
One cup white sugar
One cup butter
One teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions to Make Red velvet Cake :
Grease round pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). make paste of cocoa and food coloring. Set aside.
Mix the buttermilk, salt and one teaspoon vanilla. Take a large bowl, cream together the shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Whisk the eggs one at a time, then mix in the cocoa mixture. Whisk in the buttermilk mixture alternately with the flour, mixing just until incorporated. Mix baking soda and vinegar together, then gently fold into the cake batter.
Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
To Make Icing: In a saucepan, mix the milk and five tablespoons flour. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Set aside to cool completely. Cream together butter, 1 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla until light and fluffy, then stir in the cooled milk and flour mixture, beating until icing reaches spreading consistency.

1 comment:

  1. i am going to try it if the one with oil doesn't work.