Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Red Velvet Cake Recipe Demonstration


Ingredients :

  • 1 1/4 cup sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp red colouring
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk - 1 cup milk + 1/2 tbsp vinegar/lemon
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  1. Pre heat oven to 175C.
  2. In one container, sieve flour, baking powder and salt.  Set aside.
  3. In a small container, combine cocoa powder and red coloring and stir well until form a paste (added a little water).
  4. Using  a stand mixer, beat butter with sugar until light and fluffy.  Add the egg, beat until blended.  Add the vanilla extract and cocoa powder mixture, beat until well blended.
  5. Add in sifted flour and buttermilk alternately.  Beginning and ending with flour.
  6. In a small bowl, combine vinegar and baking soda and add it to batter.  Stir well with a spatula.  Pour into a 6" baking pan and bake it for 50mins or until cooked.
  7. Let cool on wire rack.
  8. Once cool, slice cake into two and spread cream cheese filling and top it with the rest of your cream cheese too.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cream cheese frosting :

  9. 125g cream cheese
  10. 50g unsalted butter
  11. 110g powdered sugar
  12. 1 cup fresh cream whipped until stiff
  1. Beat cream cheese with butter until soft.
  2. Turn mixer to low speed and add powdered sugar a little at a time.  Whisk until well blended.
  3. Add whipped cream, stir through with a spatula.   

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