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Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

Super moist and luxurious! Red Velvet Cake with decadent cream cheese frosting  seem’s to be everyone’s favorite!

Super moist and luxurious! Red Velvet Cake with decadent cream cheese frosting seem’s to be everyone’s favorite!

This recipe was inspired by my newest favorite cookbook called ”Tea with Bea”

 

 

Preheat oven to 180c/350f

2 -8”cake pans-round

 

In a Kitchen Aid with a paddle attachment or by using a hand mixer

Beat:

2 Eggs

1 ¼ cups Sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons Sea Salt

Beat to combine, while still beating

Slowly Drizzle in:

1 cup Coconut Oil

Stir in 1 teaspoon Vanilla

 

In a separate bowl combine:

3/4 cups Buttermilk

2 teaspoons Baking Soda

2 teaspoons Apple Cider Vinegar

set aside.

 

In a separate bowl add:

1 2/3 cups Flour

2 tablespoons Cocoa Powder

 

Alternately add buttermilk mixture and flour mixture to the egg mixture mixing well after each addition until all is combined.

Add :

Red food coloring one drop at a time until you have your desired shade of RED!!

Pour into cake pans.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a wooden skewer inserted into middle of cake comes out clean.

 

Cool on wire rack.

 

Cream Cheese and Marscapone Frosting

 

1/3 cup Cream Cheese

1/3 cup Marscapone

21/2 cups Icing/Confectionary sugar

splash vanilla

 

Beat until smooth.

Frost Cake !

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Blue Velvet Cake

Why Not?

2 round cakepans

Preheat oven 180c/350f

3 cups all-purpose flour

11/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature

1 3/4 cup granulated sugar

4 large eggs, room temperature if possible

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup buttermilk

1 1/2 pints blueberries

Blue Food Coloring

In a medium bowl combine flour , cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.

Beat butter and sugar until fluffy.

Add eggs one at a time combining well after each addition. Add vanilla.

Alternately add buttermilk and flour in small batches until all combined.

Scrape down the sides and bottom of the mixing bowl with a rubber spatula to ensure all ingredients are incorporated.

Be mindful not to over mix the batter.

Stir in blue food coloring until you achieve your desired shade of blue.

Carefully fold in berries.

Equally divide batter into baking pans.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or test by inserting wooden skewer. Cake is done when wooden skewer comes out clean.

Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan.

Cool Cakes completely on wire racks.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

1  Package 8 oz. cream cheese- room temp

1/4 lb. butter -room temp (one stick)

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups  confectionary sugar

Mix cream cheese, butter, vanilla until smooth.

Add sugar in small increments until incorporated and smooth.

Frost cake.

I like to keep this cake in the refrigeratorbecause I like to eat my cakes cold but it is really a matter of your own personal liking.