Classic Red Velvet Cake
Red Velvet Cake is a timeless classic that never goes out of style. Its rich, velvety texture and deep red color make it a showstopper at any gathering. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or just a regular day that needs some sweetness, this cake is the perfect choice.
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
- 1 cup buttermilk, room temperature
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 2 tablespoons red food coloring
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar
- Cream cheese frosting (store-bought or homemade)
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
- In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder.
- In another bowl, mix together the vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, food coloring, vanilla extract, and white vinegar.
- Combine the wet and dry ingredients, mixing until well incorporated.
- Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Let the cakes cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then remove them from the pans and let them cool completely on a wire rack.
- Once the cakes are completely cool, frost them generously with cream cheese frosting.
- Serve and enjoy your Classic Red Velvet Cake!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
This Classic Red Velvet Cake is a timeless dessert that’s perfect for any occasion. Its vibrant red color and rich flavor make it a favorite among cake lovers.
Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 350, Total Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 350mg, Total Carbohydrates: 43g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 28g, Protein: 4g
Red Velvet Cake brings a sense of nostalgia and joy to those who savor its deliciousness. Whether you’re making it for a special celebration or just to satisfy your sweet tooth, this classic recipe is sure to please. Its moist and tender crumb, combined with the tangy cream cheese frosting, creates a perfect balance of flavors that will leave you wanting more. Share this Classic Red Velvet Cake with your loved ones, and let the indulgence begin!