Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Red Velvet Cake with a Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cake with a Cream Cheese Frosting


For the Cake

  • 125g Butter
  • 1/2 Tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of Soda
  • 3 Eggs
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 11/2 cups of plain flour
  • 2 Tblsp Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp to 1 Tblsp Red food colouring
  • 120ml Butter milk
  • 11/2 cups Sugar
  • 1/2 Tblsp Vinegar

For the cream cheese frosting

  • 125g Softened butter
  • 200g White chocolate
  • 250g Cream Cheese


  1. Prepare a 22cm round cake pan.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180c.
  3. Add butter and sugar in to a mixing bowl and mix well until creamy.
  4. While beating add eggs one by one and beat well.
  5. After add cocoa powder, bicarb and flour  and mix well.
  6. Add red food colouring and milk little by little  and mix well.
  7. Transfer the mix to the tray and bake on 180 about 30-40 min.
  8. After baking transfer it on to a wire rack and cool completely.
  9. Cut the cake  in to two halve or three if you like.
  10. Melt the chocolate over simmering water of in the microwave.
  11. Beat butter and cream cheese until fluffy and add cooled white chocolate.
  12. Ice the chocolate as you wish.

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