04 October 2011

Red Velvet Cake

I've always wanted to try this cake.. So finally I made it with my cousin :D

Just taken out from the oven
With the cream

You need:
2 ½ cups ...... Flour
2 cups ..... Sugar
1 tbsp ..... Cocoa
1 tsp...... Salt
1 tsp ..... Baking soda
2 ..... Eggs
1 ½ cups ..... Oil
1 cup ...... Buttermilk

1 tbsp ..... Vinegar
                                                                       1 tsp ..... Vanilla
2 oz ..... Red food coloring

(for two layer)

For the cream:
8 oz...... Room temperature cream cheese
1 cup ...... Butter (room temperature)
1 tsp ..... Vanilla
6 cups ..... Confectioners sugar

* Preheat the oven to 250 degrees. Grease two cake pans
* Stir eggs, add liquids and mix well with wire whisk. Set the bowl aside
* Mix together dry ingredients. Now add the wet ingredients to the bowl and mix them together.
* Pour the dough into the pans and bake in the oven about 40 minutes. Take them out from the oven and let them cool down. Remove pans.
* Start to make the cream
* Sift sugar
* Beat cream cheese and butter together
* Mix the sugar and vanilla with butter and cream cheese
* Frost the cake

We used this recipe.

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