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Red Velvet Cake with Vanilla Frosting

Red Velvet Cake with Vanilla Frosting
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time

40 mins

Red Velvet Cake with Vanilla Frosting - Give your tate-buds a budting treat with this yummy and easy home made cake. The red color gives it a festive look while vanilla frosting is an ultimate all-time favorite!
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Source:  Chef Shireen Anwar in Masala Mornings on Masala Tv
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  • Butter 4 ounces
  • Eggs 2
  • Milk 1 cup
  • All-purpose flour 2 cup
  • Cocoa powder 1/3 cup
  • Red food color one ounce
  • Sugar 1, 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • White vinegar 1 tbsp
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • For Vanilla Frosting:
  • Butter 1/2 cup
  • Icing sugar 1, 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essence 1/2 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven at 180C.

  2. Grease and flour 13-inch cake pan.

  3. For cake: beat sugar and butter in a bowl.

  4. Add eggs and vanilla essence and beat.

  5. Mix vinegar and food color in milk and keep aside.

  6. Sift flour, cocoa powder and salt.

  7. Fold dry ingredients and milk to the mixture and pour into the greased cake pan.

  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until springy when touched.

  9. Transfer the cake to the wire rack and let it cool.

  10. For frosting: Beat butter.

  11. Keep adding icing sugar slowly and continue beating.

  12. Add vanilla essence and beat until fluffy.

  13. Spoon the frosting over cake and serve.

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Comments posted by users for Red Velvet Cake with Vanilla Frosting recipe:

  1. Farida vinegar is used as leaveining agent in this recipe as there is no baking powder or soda included. You can use any white vinegar which is available. thanks

    on Jan 10 2015 9:31AM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  2. no not tried yet ,but i intend to . seems gud. but wat dont understand is vinegar ...why ?? are u sure no mistake printing or typing. and which vineger synthetic white one or natrual fruit one . i hope i get the answer .

    on Jan 9 2015 2:03PM Report Abuse FARIDA
  3. We dnt add bakingvpowder in this recipe

    on Apr 25 2014 3:58AM Report Abuse IZMA SAYYED
  4. Madeeha, it might be less quantity of red food color that cake does not turn to red and beat frosting nicely to make fluffy icing.

    on Sep 7 2013 4:56AM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  5. This recipe doesn't work the cake din turned red and the frosting never became fluffy :(

    on Sep 6 2013 1:37PM Report Abuse MADEEHA

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