Recipe and image courtesy of Waitrose & Partners
A Classic Red Velvet Cake Recipe. Hello friends, So how are you today? So this Fine Saturday, I am sharing a Valentine’s Day Treat.
Based on the US classic, this beautiful cake will suit any special occasion or family get-together.
The pale butter icing contrasts well with the red sponge layers. Makes a lovely Valentine’s Day treat, afternoon tea centre piece or garden party treat.
Table Of Contents:
- Firstly, A Classic Red Velvet Cake Recipe Ingredients.
- Secondly, Recipe Method.
- Thirdly, A Classic Red Velvet Cake Recipe Card.
- Fourthly, More Recipe Ideas.
How To Make A Classic Red Velvet Cake:
Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 50-60 minutes | Total time: 70-80 minutes
Serves: 8 – 10
- 200g unsalted butter
- 200g light brown soft sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 medium free range eggs
- 200g self-raising flour
- 2 x 10g tubes gel food colour, bright red
- 1 tbsp cocoa
For The Filling:
- 150g unsalted butter
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 200g light brown soft sugar
- 1 tbsp freeze-dried raspberries
- Preheat the oven to 170°C, gas mark 3. Grease and base line an 18cm round cake tin.
- Whisk the butter, sugar and vanilla extract until pale and fluffy. Whisk in the eggs, one at a time, until combined (add a little of the flour if it looks curdled). Mix in the red food colour. Fold in the flour and cocoa.
- Spoon into the cake tin and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the cake. Allow to cool.
- To make the filling, whisk the butter, vanilla extract and sugar until pale and fluffy.
- Cut the cake into 3 even-sized horizontal rounds. Spread ⅓ of the butter icing over 1 slice of cake, and then lay another slice on top. Then spread this with another ⅓ of the icing and top with final slice. Spread with the remaining icing and sprinkle over the dried raspberries.
A Classic Red Velvet Cake Recipe: Valentine’s Day Treat:
So what do you think about this Classic Red Velvet Cake Recipe? Do you also fancy trying this recipe?Recipe and image courtesy of Waitrose & Partners.
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