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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Red Velvet Cake Recipe My Cousin's recipe

Red velvet cake… the very thought of it, makes me feel yummy. It is a rich, moist, sweet cake, with red color. There are many theories about the origin of Red Velvet cake. Some say, it is originated in south and some say that is originated in north. What ever might be the theories speak of, one this is true that is the favorite of many people for decades. Let’s find out how to make this delicious Red Velvet Cake.

Red Velvet Cake Recipe
Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Ingredients Required for Preparing Red Velvet Cake

  • 2-1/2 Cups cake flour
  • 1 Cup vegetable shortening
  • 1-1/2 Cups sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Cocoa powder
  • 2 Ounces red food coloring
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • White frosting
For Making White Frosting:
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 Cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1 Cup unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

Method for Preparing Red Velvet Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl of a mixer, cream together the shortening, sugar and eggs.
  3. Take a separate bowl and combine together the cocoa and food coloring.
  4. Combine this paste with the shortening mixture.
  5. Sift flour and salt together over the parchment.
  6. Combine the shortening mixture to the flour batter alternately with the buttermilk in 3 additions.
  7. Add the vanilla extract to it and fold in the baking soda and vinegar.
  8. Transfer the batter into 2 greased 9 inch cake pans and bake for about 30 minutes till an inserted cake tester comes out clean.
  9. Let it cool on a cooling rack and reverse the cakes from the pans.
  10. For frosting, cook the flour and milk on medium flame, until thickened.
  11. Let it cool, meanwhile in the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together the butter, vanilla and sugar till light and fluffy.
  12. Combine it with the flour mixture, mix well.
  13. Frost the top of the first layer with frosting and place the second layer on the top.
  14. Frost the entire cake with rest of the frosting.