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Chocolate red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting!
A rich red velvet cake covered in bright white cream cheese frosting was the perfect way to display this gorgeous red cake topper.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1120 projects »
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  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Whisk together the butter and sugar and then add the eggs, one at a time.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Mix in the cocoa, vanilla and drops of red food colouring until you're batter is the desired shade of red.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Make your own buttermilk by whisking together the soya milk and lemon juice and letting stand for a minute. Beat half of the buttermilk into the mixture along with half of the flour.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Beat in the remaining buttermilk and flour.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Divide the batter between three greased cake tins.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Bake at 180'C for 20 minutes.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Beat together the cream cheese and butter. Gradually add the icing sugar and continue beating until well combined and fluffy.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Spread the top of each cake with icing.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Place the three cakes on top of each other and spread the outside of the cake with icing.

  • How to bake a red velvet cake. Red Velvet Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Dust with red edible glitter and top with your cake topper.

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