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Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake
I have tried many red velvet cake recipes but this one is the perfect. Moist and soft cake with cream cheese frosting and in heart shape gives a gorgeous look. Try this cake and fancy your celebration.
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  • Ingredients

  • All purpose flour 2 ½ cups

  • Salt 1 tsp

  • Sugar 2 cups

  • Butter 1 cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Coco powder 2 tsp

  • Liquid red food color 2 tbsp

  • Butter milk 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp

  • Baking soda ½ tsp

  • Vinegar 1 tbsp

  • Method

  • Preheat oven to 200 C. Grease and lightly flour 2 or 3 round 9" cake pans.

  • Sift flour and salt together, set aside.

  • In a bowl beat butter and sugar with electric mixture until creamy.

  • Add eggs one at a time in between beating.

  • Add the half flour mixture then add buttermilk and again flour mixture. Stir in vanilla and combine well.

  • In a small bowl mix together food color and coco powder until form a smooth paste. Add in batter.

  • In another small bowl mix baking soda and vinegar and add immediately into egg mixture.

  • Now blend on medium-high speed until batter is consistent.

  • Divide mixture into pans and level from top.

  • Bake at 180 C for 25-30 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.

  • Let them cool on wire rake.

  • Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Ingredients

  • Cream cheese as required (softened)

  • Butter 1 cup (softened)

  • Vanilla essence 2 tsp

  • Sifted confectioners' sugar 4-5 cups

  • Method

  • In a bowl mix cream cheese, butter and vanilla essence with electric mixer until smooth.

  • Gradually add confectioners' sugar and mix on high speed until light and fluffy.

  • If the mixture is thick, add a little milk to loosen consistency.

  • If it is too thin, add more sugar and keep in fridge to firm it.

  • Heart Shape Cutting

  • If you want to make heart shape cake, then draw heart on butter paper and cut it.

  • Lay heart shaped paper on cake and carve cake according to paper.

  • Cut 3 cakes in this way.

  • Spread cream cheese frosting in between layers.

  • Cool and serve.

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  1. plz ais cake ki recipe ko urdu ma b mention karin plz

    on Jul 18 2014 12:54PM Report Abuse AROOJKHAN

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