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how to make red veltet cake

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Red Velvet Cake’s Recipe

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Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: cake
Cuisine: american
Nombre: Red Velvet cake
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 380kcal


  • 2 eggs
  • 500 gr wheat flour
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 350 gr sugar
  • 150 gr butter
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 250 ml yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons red vegetable coloring
  • 1 teaspoon yeast

Ingredients for the cream:

  • 300 gr cream cheese
  • 300 gr of powdered sugar
  • 150 gr butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence


  • Heat the oven to 170°C.
  • In a bowl mix all the dry ingredients: flour, salt, cocoa, baking powder. Except the sugar.
  • Separately in another bowl, incorporate the butter together with the sugar until a uniform dough is formed. Add the eggs one by one and the vanilla essence, beat very well.
  • In another bowl, combine the food coloring with the yogurt and the teaspoon of lemon juice, until a homogeneous mixture is formed.
  • Pour the mixture into two molds of the same size previously greased and floured.
  • Bake for approximately 25-30 minutes. Check with a toothpick by poking the center until it comes out dry.
  • Let the cake cool and then decorate it.
  • NOTE: use a whisk to mix, you will get a fluffier cake.

Preparation of the cream:

  • In a bowl place the butter and the powdered sugar, mix with the help of the electric mixer until it forms a cream.
  • Then add the cream cheese in parts. Continue mixing until the cream is homogeneous.
  • You can cut the cakes in half using a lycra or a large serrated knife to make more layers.
  • Start by placing the frosting on one of the cakes and spread it with the help of a spatula. On top of the first frosting place the second cake and frosting. Continue in this way.
  • For the final layer, cover it with the rest of the frosting.


Serving: 100gramos | Calories: 380kcal

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