RED VELVET CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp red food coloring
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • Icing:
  • 5 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter

Directions

  • cake preparation :
  • Preheat an oven to 175 degrees C
  • In a bowl, separate egg whites ans yolks and beat separately .
  • Beat butter and sugar until it turns fluffy.
  • Fold in the eggs and beat well.
  • Make a paste of cocoa and food coloring and add it to the mixture.
  • Mix baking soda and vinegar.
  • Add salt, vanilla and buttermilk.
  • Fold in the flour in an alternate process with the buttermilk.
  • Don't beat the cake batter anymore.
  • In a non-stick baking pan, pour the contents and bake for 25-30 mins.
  • cool off in a wire rack.
  • icing
  • heat milk and flour in a low heat and stir it till it thickens.
  • cool it completely.
  • Mix vanilla, butter and sugar and beat the mixture until it turns light and fluffy.
  • Add it to the cooled flour mixture and beat it.
  • Put icing on the cake layers and serve.

Notes

a favorite among friends!

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