Chef Yudhika’s Red Velvet Cake

Saffron TV: Red Velvet Cake.

Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients

3 eggs ,225ml Spar sugar

375ml cake flour , 15ml cocoa powder

250ml buttermilk, 1 bottle red food colouring

5ml vanilla essence, 250ml Spar sunflower oil

10ml Spar white vinegar , 5ml bicarbonate of soda

Here’s how:

Sift the flour and cocoa powder. Whisk the eggs and sugar until very pale in colour.

Fold in the half the sifted dry ingredients and then the buttermilk. Repeat with the remaining dry ingredients. Fold in the red food colouring, vanilla essence and sunflower oil. Continue folding the ingredients to ensure the oil is well combined.

Pour the vinegar over the batter and then sprinkle the bicarb over. Mix well to combine. Divide the mixture into three 20cm greased and lined cake tins. Bake at 170 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes.

Leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes and then turn out on a wire rack. Leave the cakes to cool completely.

Cream cheese frosting for Red Velvet Cake

125g soft Spar butter, 750ml Spar Icing sugar

2 tubs Spar plain cream cheese, 5ml Vanilla paste or extract

80ml fresh cream, Chocolate hearts, to garnish

Cream butter and gradually add the icing sugar until light in colour. Add the cream cheese and continue beating. Add vanilla essence and fresh cream. Continue beating until well combined – do not over-beat as the frosting can split.Spread between layers and on top and sides of cake and garnish. Garnish the cake with chocolate truffles and berries

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Whose going to try this and share with me for tasting:)

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