Because this easy Red Velvet Cake is baked and served in the same pan, it's easy to transport and ideal for bringing along to a picnic or barbecue.
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Because it's baked and served in the same pan, this easy Red Velvet cake is ideal for bringing along to a picnic or bbq.
Rich, deeply hued red velvet cake has become a bakery staple. Though you'll often see it made as cupcakes, this version from The Brown Betty Cookbook makes a serious, full-size deeply chocolate cake with a fluffy cream cheese buttercream.
A classic that has enjoyed a recent resurgence, this deep red chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting is a crowd-pleaser.
If you really look inside your soul and search your tastebuds, you will, like me, come to the harsh realization that red velvet is a fiction. Those bright carmine cupcakes peddled by overhyped bakeries are dry, stale, and lacking in flavor and substance. This cake is impossibly buttery and melt-in-your mouth with moist dark brown sugar.
So, today is National Strawberry Shortcake Day. How are you celebrating? My suggestion? Make a big batch of Red Velvet Strawberry Shortcake.
I think Olga of Sassy Radish is a genius. Why? Because she pinpointed the problem with Magnolia's red velvet cupcakes: the vanilla icing. With her Red Velvet Cupcakes, Olga opted for the Magnolia cake recipe but created a traditional crown of cream cheese to establish red velvets as the king of all cupcakes. She used an entire bottle of red food coloring—how's that for royal blood? Olga is adamant that homemade cake is as easy as purchased mixes. In her words, "The whole thing was a cinch—and a delicious cinch at that."...
Red velvet cakes are one thing, but how often do you see them with raspberries? This is like a red-red velvet cake—a super red velvet cake! And you can even have one with a glass of red wine considering...
It seems that there is a lot of curiosity and/or confusion about red velvet cake and its origins. Though, as far I know, nobody has managed to verify the cake’s exact genesis, here is what I have pieced together from my own observations and research.