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Red velvet cake recipes - 6 recipes




Red velvet cake, like red velvet cake , is a type of sponge cake with a distinctive red colour.
It is traditionally a layer cake topped with cream cheese icing. The reddish colour is achieved by adding red food colouring or beetroot juice.


With its attractive red colour, it is the perfect gift for your special valentine on February 14 - Valentine’s Day.

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Top rated Red velvet cake recipes

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Red velvet cake, cheesecake and brownie - a combination of the three best desserts!

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 30 grams red food colouring
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 pack cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
3.7/5 (173 Votes)

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Preheat the oven to 180C. Grease and line a cake tin

  • 350g butter
  • 350g caster sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • Pinch salt
  • 300g plain flour
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 50ml red food colouring
  • 800g ready white icing
  • Buttercream:
  • 244g soft butter
  • 600g icing sugar
  • 75g cream cheese
  • Couple of drops of vanilla essence
3.1/5 (163 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 170C. Grease and flour three 20cm tins

  • 250g soft butter
  • 600g white sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons red food colouring
  • 3 tablespoonscocoa powder
  • 375g plain flour
  • 250ml buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate powder
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • Icing
  • 200g cream cheese
  • 350g white chocolate
  • 250g soft butter
3.8/5 (90 Votes)

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Pre heat the oven to 180˚C/Gas Mark 4

  • 250g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot
  • drained
  • 200g quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa)
  • 200g plain flour
  • 200g unsalted butter*
  • melted
  • 100g dark brown sugar
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • Icing sugar for dusting
3.3/5 (126 Votes)

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Try these little beauties out nest time you are entertaining guests!

  • Cupcakes
  • 60g unsalted butter
  • 150g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 20g cocoa powder
  • 40ml red food colouring
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 120ml buttermilk
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarb soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 x 12 hole cupcake tray
  • with cupcake cases
  • For the cream cheese frosting:
  • 300g icing sugar
  • sifted
  • 50g unsalted butter
  • at room temperature
  • 125g cream cheese
  • cold
4.4/5 (42 Votes)

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preheat oven to 250 degree

  • 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • *2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • *1/2 tbsp salt
  • *1 1/2 sugar
  • *1 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • *2 large eggs
  • *1/2 to 1 tbsp of red food colour
  • *1 tsp vanilla extract
  • *1 cup buttermilk
  • *1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • *2 tsp white vinegar (optional)
  • Cream cheese frosting recipe-
  • *2 cups of powdered sugar
  • *4 oz of cream cheese
  • softened at room temperature
  • *2 tbsp of unsalted butter
  • softened at room temperature
  • *2 tbsp of milk
  • *1 tsp of vanilla extract
2.8/5 (17 Votes)

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