Thursday, October 25, 2012

The BEST Red Velvet Cake Recipe

I've been trying to make Red velvet cakes with many different recipes, I think I will stop searching, I found the best ever Red Velvet Cake recipes, so fluffy, moist and soft.
I found the recipes from  Divas can cook website , the secret ingredient is plain hot coffee.

I am so glad some people are very kind to share their recipes.

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 50 mins
Serves: 12

Ingredients

2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1 teaspoon of salt
2 Tablespoon of unsweetened, cocoa powder
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1-2 oz. red food coloring
1 teaspoon of white distilled vinegar
½ cup of prepared plain hot coffee (don’t skip this ingredient)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the sugar and vegetable oil.
Mix in the eggs, buttermilk, vanilla and red food coloring until combined.
Stir in the coffee and white vinegar.
Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients a little at time, mixing after each addition, just until combined.
Generously grease and flour two round cake pans with crisco and flour.
Pour the batter evenly into each pan.
Bake in the middle rack for 30-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Do not over bake as cake will continue to cook as it cools.
Let cool on a cooling rack until the pan are warm to the touch.
Slide a knife or offset spatula around the inside of the pans to loosen the cake from the pan.
Remove the cakes from the pan and let them cool.
Frost the cake with cream cheese frosting when the cakes have cooled completely.


~TIPS~
Be sure to not over bake! Check the cake at 30 minutes as some ovens run really hot.
To bake cupcakes, bake for 18-20 minutes, checking at the 18 minute mark.

3 comments:

WokandSpoon said...

Red velvet cakes have such a beautiful colour! I always overbake everything because I get distracted and forget about what I have in the oven :-)

Everything4sweets said...

Yup,same here:), I have to put a timer to remind me.

turiscantik.com said...

wow such a beautiful colour,,it must taste yum!