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Recipe of Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

40 mins
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The Red Velvet cake is a typical cake from the southern United States that gets its name from the red color of the cake. The cream cheese frosting is exquisite, you will surely love this recipe.


10 portions
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/4 cups cocoa
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetal oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cups Red food dye
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking soda
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 340 grams cream cheese
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tablespoons vanilla essence


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade. (356°F)
In an electric mixer beat the sugar and oil. Add the eggs and beat well after each egg.
Add the red dye and vanilla and continue whisking. Add the flour, cocoa, milk, salt and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar and continue whisking.
In a small bowl, mix the remaining vinegar with the baking soda. Add to the cake batter and continue whisking for 10 minutes.
Grease two round cake pans with unsalted butter. Pour the batter in the two cake pans.
Bake the cake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
While baking the cake, prepare the frosting. In an electric mixer beat butter and cream cheese until fluffy (3 minutes). Add the confectioner's sugar and vanilla and beat for 5 more minutes.
Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool before removing from the cake pan. Cover 1 cake with the cream cheese frosting and put on the other cake, cover all with cream cheese frosting.

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Ratings (35)
Isabel Ocampo
30/12/2020 12:35:05
Ya lo estoy preparando luego subo la foto
Laura Torres
05/10/2020 19:21:47
Quedo deliciosa😋😋😋, solo recomiendo no le pongan mas que una pizca de sal
Heysell Sandoval
19/09/2020 12:27:42
Yo la probé con la receta en un 100 % y me quedo deliciosa 😍
Alejandra Coss
23/06/2020 11:18:08
Creo que el vinagre como la sal es muchísimo, yo en lo personal compro la harina ya yo la mejoro agregando cocoa y para que me quede cremosito le pongo leche clavel en lugar de leche de vaca.
Diana Leon
08/06/2020 20:34:36
La receta es perfecta, por que se sume en el centro? algun consejo
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