Red Velvet Layer Cake Recipe


Red velvet cake with a nice creamy cheese middle. Try this dessert out this weekend!

Ingredients:

Cake

  • 3 cups (345g) cake flour (spoon & leveled)1
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 Tablespoons (10g) natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature2
  • 2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (240ml) canola or vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature and separated
  • 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons (22ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • liquid or gel red food coloring3
  • 1 cup (240ml) buttermilk, room temperature4

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 16 ounces (450g) full-fat cream cheese, softened to room temperature5
  • 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 4 cups (480g) confectioners' sugar
  • 2-3 Tablespoons (30-45ml) cream or milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions:


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Spray or lightly butter two 9x2 (deep dish) cake pans6. Set aside.
  2. Make the cake: Whisk the flour, baking soda, cocoa powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Set aside.
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