Red Velvet Cake - A Simple & Easy Recipe! | POPxo

Bake The Yummiest Red Velvet Cake At Home With This Easy Recipe

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We all love red velvet cake, don’t we girls? Won’t you feel super proud of yourself if you could bake one from scratch? Well, we are here with an easy solution to make you feel like the hero of your group. Watch this video, as it explains a super quick and easy recipe for red velvet cake - you can thank us later! *Wink*

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To bake red velvet cake at home, all you need is:


For the cake:


- 1 cup butter (room temperature)


- 1 1/2 cup castor sugar


- 1 tsp vanilla essence


- 2 eggs


- 2 cups flour


- 1 tbsp cocoa powder


- 1 tsp baking soda


- 1 tbsp red food colouring


For the icing:


- 4 cups hung curd (hung for minimum 3 hours)


- 2/3 cup icing sugar


- 1 tsp vanilla essence


Instructions for the cake:


- Grease two 7-inch baking tins with butter and dust with flour. Tap out the excess flour. Set aside.


- In a large bowl, whip the butter until it has a creamy texture. Then add the castor sugar and vanilla essence. Beat until well combined. Next, add the eggs and beat again.


- Preheat the oven to 180 Degrees Celsius


- Add the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and mix well. Add the food colouring and pour the batter into two greased tins. Bake for 25-30 minutes or bake it until a skewer inserted, comes out clean. Set aside to cool.


Instructions for the icing:


In a large bowl, beat the hung curd lightly until it is creamy. Add the sugar, vanilla essence and mix well. Empty the icing into a piping bag and refrigerate.


How to assemble the cake:


- Cut the bulging top crust to even out the cakes. Flip them so that the cake is even and easier to ice. Pipe a layer of icing onto the first cake.


- Place the other cake on top and press lightly. Pipe another layer of icing and spread evenly to fully cover the cake.


- Decorate with toppings and serve!


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Published on May 03, 2017
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