2016 · Cakes & Pastries · FOOD

Eggless Red Velvet Cake – Recipe

img_4224I have started a tradition to celebrate LO’s birthday every month when he turns a month older. Thanks to P for gifting me the new Kitchen Aid Mixer, my baking love continues and I am able to bake different variety of cakes for LO’s monthly birthdays. This time,I rummaged Pinterest for some ‘eggless red velvet cake’ recipes and found an easy one. Received raving reviews from everyone who tasted my final product.

Sharing the recipe:

Ingredients for baking Cake:

  • All purpose flour – 2.5 cups
  • Sugar – 1.5 cups
  • Cocoa powder – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Baking soda – 1 tsp
  • Melted Butter- 2/3 Cups
  • Milk – 2 cups
  • Distilled white vinegar – 1 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
  • Red food coloring – 1.5 tsp

Ingredients for making cream cheese icing:

  • Cream Cheese – 1 Packet or 8 Oz
  • Butter – 8 Tbsp
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
  • Powdered Sugar – 1.5 Cups

Method for baking Cake:

  1. Mix the dry ingredients together in the mixer.
  2. Now add wet ingredients to the above mixture and beat everything together into a smooth batter, avoiding all lumps and bubbles.
  3. Preheat the oven for 350 F.
  4. Grease the baking pan with Pam/ oil and pour the mixture into it evenly.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes. Perform a toothpick test to check if it is correctly baked
  6. Allow the cake to cool at room temperature

Method for Icing:

  1. To the mixer, add all the cream cheese ingredients and beat it until they form a smooth paste

The final touch:

  1. I cut the cake into three equal rectangles and placed the first layer on the cake rotating table.
  2. I gently sprinkled few spoonfuls of sugar water on the first layer and then smeared icing on it with a plastic spatula.
  3. I placed the second layer and repeated step 2.
  4. Repeated step 2 again for third and final layer.
  5. Finally, I completely iced the sides and top of the cake.

 

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