Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

  • Preparation 1 h
  • Cooking 40 min
  • Cooling 3 h
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 12 servings
  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free

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Ingredients

  • Cake

    • 2 ¼ cups (340 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 2 tbsp cocoa powder, sifted
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • ½ tsp baking soda
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 1 cup (250 ml) buttermilk
    • ¼ cup (60 ml) hot coffee
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) liquid red food colouring
    • 2 tsp (10 ml) white vinegar
    • 2 tsp (10 ml) vanilla extract
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 ½ cups (315 g) sugar
    • ¾ cup (180 ml) vegetable oil
  • Cream Cheese Whipped Cream

    • 1 package (250 g) cream cheese, softened
    • 2/3 cup (140 g) sugar
    • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds scraped
    • 2 tsp (10 ml) lemon juice, freshly squeezed
    • 2 cups (500 ml) 35% cream
    • A few fresh cranberries, for decorating

Preparation

  • Cake

  • Cream Cheese Whipped Cream

  • Assembly

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