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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Red Velvet Cake with Red Roses & Happy New Year !!

Wishing all a Very Happy n Prosperous New Year.Hope this year brings out all happiness,joy and your dreams come true !!Let's see what's new this year with recipes too.Red Velvet Cake is one cake which I wished to try since long and thought new year will be the perfect time to bake and start off with .Hope everyone would equally love it too :-))




Ingredients
all purpose flour - 2 cups
Dutch processed cocoa -2 tbsp
granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups
unsalted butter 1/2 cup
buttermilk 1 cup
red food colour 2tbsp
vanilla extract 1tsp
eggs 2
baking soda 1 tsp

Cream cheese Frosting-
Cream cheese 8 Oz
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
powdered sugar 1 cup
heavy whipping cream 1 1/2 cups
Red icing 1/2 of a bottle
Sprinklers 2 tsp


Method-
-Sift the flour ,salt,cocoa powder and baking soda.
-In a blender,Beat the butter until soft .Add in the sugar and beat until fluffy for 2 minutes.Add the eggs one at a time and beat well.Add in the vanilla extract and mix well.
-Add the food colour to the buttermilk and mix well.Alternate the flour to the wet ingredients and mix smoothly.
-Pre heat oven to 350 degrees C and pour the batter into the prepared pan ,place the pan in the oven.
-Bake for 35 minutes and cool on wire rack till 10 minutes.
-Invert the cake and lift the pan.Wrap the cake in plastic wrap and Cool in refrigerator for 1hour.
-Cut the cake in three equal layers and place on a parchment paper.
-In the mean time,prepare the cream cheese frosting.Beat the cream cheese at room temperature until smooth and add the powdered sugar to it.Add the vanilla essence.Add the whipping cream to it and make it thick enough to spread.
-Place the first smoothly cut layer on the plate or cake stand and then spread the layer of frosting.
-Similarly do the other layers stacking till you reach the top with other layers.Spread with a offset spatula and smoothen the top.
-Make red roses using the bottled icing and add sprinklers OR garnish as per your creativity.



Servings 8*8 loaf cake

NOTES-
*Be careful while you add the red colour seeing not to stain the table and other surfaces.
*While applying frosting,take forward strokes and preferably don't take the back strokes.



Sending this to Valentines Day Special event hosted by Teenz @ Teenz Yummy Delights




48 comments:

Vimitha Anand said... Best Blogger Tips

Colorful n yummy looking cake.. Belated new year wishes.

Poonam Borkar said... Best Blogger Tips

wow..what a beautiful cake..loved it :)

Rita said... Best Blogger Tips

What a great looking special cake; has been on my Must Try List. Your recipe is a keeper; thanks.
Rita

Mahi said... Best Blogger Tips

Cake looks yumm! Personally am not a big fan of cream cheese frosting though! ;)

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said... Best Blogger Tips

Mouthwatering Bake Dear.Yummy.Happy and delish Newyear 2012

Torviewtoronto said... Best Blogger Tips

cake looks wonderful

sangee vijay said... Best Blogger Tips

Happy New Year Julie! New special recipe was superb, Red Velvet cake looks so perfect n delicious.loved your decoration too...U have done a great job !!
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Sobha Shyam said... Best Blogger Tips

cake looks awesome, perfectly baked..frosting looks nice..great job Julie..

Rachana said... Best Blogger Tips

Thats such a beautiful looking cake! A sweet way to start the new year.

Wishing you a very happy and successful 2012 :-)

Pasta And Paratha said... Best Blogger Tips

Once again a wonderful baking recipe from you Julie,..thanks for posting.

Pushpa said... Best Blogger Tips

Happy 2012.Perfectly baked cake.

Amina Khaleel said... Best Blogger Tips

wow... cake looks so good... delicious..

Nalini's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow!!!cake looks so moist and delicious....drooling here.

PrathibhaSreejith said... Best Blogger Tips

RV Cakes are our favorite, this luks fabulous. I made it once way back, haven't posted though.. Once again wishes for a great 2012!!!!!

jeyashrisuresh said... Best Blogger Tips

wonderful cake. happy new yr to u

Treat and Trick said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautifully decorated cake! Happy and Prosperous New Year to you....


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Padhu said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks irresistible! Happy New Year to u and your family

Charu Srivastava said... Best Blogger Tips

wow ...dats a beauty!!!lovely cake !!

Anisha said... Best Blogger Tips

Moist and delicious cake!

faseela said... Best Blogger Tips

done it so perfectly......luved the way u did....superb

La @ FoodSlice said... Best Blogger Tips

Happy New year Julie. cake looks yum.. colourful frosting ideas!

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow wat a beautiful cake,looks awesome and damn gorgeous.

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said... Best Blogger Tips

looks so cute! nice decoration

G.Pavani said... Best Blogger Tips

Awesome cake dear and thanks for visting my blog.

Ramya said... Best Blogger Tips

what a colourful way to celebrate new year. Happy new year

Lizy said... Best Blogger Tips

Happy New year to you and yours Julie...yummy cake..perfect to welcome the new year.

maha said... Best Blogger Tips

WOW....WAT A WONDERFUL CAKE..ITS AMAZING..DECORATION OF THE CAKE IS SIMPLY SUPERB..ITS MOUTH WATERING.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said... Best Blogger Tips

What a coincidence, you also baked a same cake huh, hehehe . Happy New Year to you.

Sravs said... Best Blogger Tips

nice colorful cake !! perfectly made !!

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Jay said... Best Blogger Tips

omg....soooper tempting..
love ur perfection julie..
wishing you & your family a very happy new year..
stop by to collect your deserving award from my space..:)
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Sayali said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi..Great to know about this blog :)
Happy new year

LoLy said... Best Blogger Tips

WOW, simply amazing :D

cookingvarieties said... Best Blogger Tips

hi julie, very striking red and a beautiful name for your new year cake. a slice for me please..got your email, will revert to you ok. have a nice day.

Maayeka said... Best Blogger Tips

Cake is so soft and delicious ..perfectly done and beautifully decorated..great recipe...
You have a lovely space...glad to follow you too !!!

Umm Mymoonah said... Best Blogger Tips

Gorgeous and lovely cake, wish you a very Happy New Year !

Gayathri NG said... Best Blogger Tips

Asolutelyks gorgeous n wonderful colour...
You have with lot patience and came out extremely good!!

What's Baking?? said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Julie, thanks for visiting my blog and now I'm visiting yours :)..a great cake to greet the new year..I love red velvet. I wish you a very Happy New Year.

Anzz said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely, a sweet way to start off a great year. :) Happy New Year Julie.

Sonali Pradhan said... Best Blogger Tips

wow...such a delicious n colorful cake....looks so beautiful :-)

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Sensible Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks awesome Julie.

Teena Mary said... Best Blogger Tips

ohh Lovely cake Julie ! So tempting. Can i have one piece?? ;) Happy New Year to you!!!

Amy said... Best Blogger Tips

Cake looks so delicious & beautiful...Wish you a Happy New Year!!

No-Frills Recipes said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi, I hop over from Sonia's blog and what a co-incidence, I too posted a red velvet cupcake for the New Year.
http://cheah2009.blogspot.com/2011/12/red-velvet-cupcakes-happy-2012.html
Yours look stunning!

deepsrecipes said... Best Blogger Tips

Perfect..Nice decor..Red color 2 tbsp or tsp,Juls?

Julie said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanx all..
@ deep :Its 2 tbsp dear and thats because we got to have a deep red colour to the cake..

Teena Mary said... Best Blogger Tips

So glad to receive this yummilicious recipe for my event!!

gobakeyourself said... Best Blogger Tips

This cake is perfection - beautifully presented and delicious :D
Nice one!

Cheers
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Babitha costa said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this cake & decoration.Love to follow ur blog.


babitha

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