Cake "Red velvet"

Cake "Red velvet"

Cake "Red velvet" lives up to its original name. Great combination of red sponge cake with white cream hit each unusual contrast and incredible sweet and juicy taste of "velvet" chocolate cakes surprise hint that very successfully disguised with bright colors. If you have not tried Cake "Red velvet" or want to re-enjoy the incredible dessert, we recommend to the preparation of his original recipe. It is in this version treats acquired its popularity.

Classic original recipe cake "Red Velvet" at home


For the dough:

  • flour - 320 g;
  • vegetable oil (canola or corn) - 240 ml;
  • sugar - 390 g;
  • buttermilk - 240 ml;
  • Black Coffee - 100 ml;
  • Cocoa powder - 60 g;
  • baking powder - 15 g;
  • baking soda - 15 grams;
  • salt - 10 g;
  • Two chicken eggs;
  • two teaspoons of vanilla extract;
  • teaspoon vinegar;
  • red food (preferably gel) Dye;

For the cream:

  • Philadelphia cheese - 250 g;
  • butter - 55 g;
  • powdered sugar - 200 g;
  • teaspoon vanilla extract.


First prepare the dough for the "velvet" biscuit. Sift all dry ingredients and combine them in a separate container. As a result, we obtain a mixture comprising flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cocoa powder.

In a large, broad a bowl combine the sugar and vegetable oil and mix this well. The next step is to add a sweet oil mix egg, buttermilk, vanilla extract, and break through the mass of carefully mixer. After whipping process introduce coffee gel vinegar and red dye. Its amount is determined based on the desired color saturation of the finished cake, but take into account that in the original cakes have a very bright color.

Further, the mixer we no longer need. The obtained liquid foundation pour in three steps the dry ingredients and stir spatula to maximize uniformity, but not stir. At the same time, the less we interfere dough, the juicier and more humid it will without impregnation.

For baking cakes, we need two or three containers of the same diameter. If the forms are small and two of them, it is better to avoid overflow during baking to enclose bumpers foils, as is sometimes the dough increases in volume too.

Form the dough should be placed only in the preheated oven. The required temperature range for baking "velvet" cakes - 165 degrees, and the time it will take approximately twenty-five to forty minutes, depending on the diameter of your forms and amounts, but still better to ensure readiness in using wooden skewers.

Ready to give shortcakes cool, and in the meantime prepare the cream cake "Red Velvet". To do this, connect the soft butter with the Philadelphia cheese and vanilla extract and break through a mixer until smooth and fluffy. While whipping pour a little powdered sugar, the amount of which can be adjusted to your liking.

Now about how to build and decorate a cake, "Red Velvet". Most often when baking cakes rise

Cake "Red velvet"
"Slide". If this happens and you do, cut off the protruding parts and turn them into chips. Korzh promazyvayut cooked cream, they also cover the cake over the entire surface and sprinkle with his chips. You can also squeeze out the cream culinary syringe different patterns.

Classic cake recipe "Red Velvet" and can be modified to prepare a dessert without dye with beetroot juice. To do this, we reduce the amount of fluid in the preparation of coffee to fifty milliliters, making it stronger and reduced by the same rate of buttermilk. Missing is renewable liquid hundred milliliters of beet juice, choosing for his cooking vegetables with the most vivid color.

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