We all love red velvet cake, don’t we girls? Won’t you feel super proud of yourself if you know how to bake a red velvet cake one from scratch? Well, we are here with an easy recipe for making red velvet cake to make you feel like the hero of your group. Watch this video, as it explains a super quick and easy recipe for making red velvet cake - you can thank us later! *Wink*
To bake red velvet cake at home, all you need is:
- 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
- 4 cups hung curd (hung for minimum 3 hours)
- 2/3 cup icing sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- To start our recipe for making red velvet 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 the red velvet cake aside to cool.
The red velvet cake is incomplete without its 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.
- Cut the bulging top crust to even out the red velvet cake. Flip them so that the cake is even and easier to ice. Pipe a layer of icing onto the first cake.
- Place the other red velvet cake on top and press lightly. Pipe another layer of icing and spread evenly to fully cover the cake.
- Decorate with toppings and serve!
Now you do know how to make red velvet cake with this easy recipe.
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