Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet is a soft and moist cake with a hint of chocolate flavour. This goes best with cream cheese frosting and is one of the classic cakes.

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Red Velvet cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

June 22, 2020
: 4
: 30 min
: 35 min
: 1 hr
: Medium

Moist and delicious Red Velvet cake


  • For Cake
  •  Flour: 250 gm
     Salt: 1 tsp
     Baking powder: 1/2 tsp
     Baking soda: 1/2 tsp
     Cocoa powder: 3 tbsp
     Sugar: 300gm
     Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup
     Butter: 1/2 cup
     Eggs: 2
     Vanilla essence: 2 tsp
     Buttermilk: 1 cup
     Red food coloring: 3-4 drops
     Vinegar: 1 tsp

  • For Frosting
  •  Cream cheese: 100 gm
     Whipping cream: 120ml
     Icing Sugar: 80 gm
     Vanilla essence: 1/2 tsp
  • Step 1 Beat the sugar, oil and butter together.
  • Step 2 Add in the eggs one at a time and beat well.
  • Step 3 Next, add in the vanilla essence and red food colouring and mix.
  • Step 4 Sift the dry ingredients: flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and cocoa powder.
  • Step 5 Add 1/3rd of the dry ingredients and 1/3rd of the buttermilk alternatively and mix well until everything is well combined.
  • Step 6 Finally, add the vinegar and mix.
  • Step 7 Pour the batter into the cake pan and Bake at 170 degree celsius for 35 minutes.
  • Step 8 For the frosting beat the whipping cream until stiff peaks form
  • Step 9 Mix the room temperature cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla essence in another bowl.
  • Step 10 Next, mix the cream cheese mixture into the whipped cream and combine well. Cream cheese frosting is now ready
  • Step 11 Top the cake with some cream cheese frosting and enjoy!!