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Best Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake - incredibly delicious cake will become a real decoration of your holiday table. Tender biscuit crusts remind you a real velvet, They are really soft and moist. Butter cream emphasizes the taste of the crusts perfectly which makes it even more delicious. In fact, It is very easy to cook, so let’s start!
120 min
12 servings


  • Whole wheat flour
    340 g
  • Cocoa powder
    2 tbsp
  • Kefir
    240 ml
  • Refined oil
    240 ml
  • Sugar
    380 g
  • Egg
    5 pcs
  • Butter
    220 g
  • Vinegar
    1 tsp
  • Baking soda
    1 tsp
  • Salt
    0.25 tsp
  • Food grade dye
    10 g
  • Vanillin
    20 g
  • Cream cheese
    380 g
  • Powdered sugar
    110 g


  • 1. Beat soften butter and sugar with a stand mixer until the mixture gets light.
  • 2. Then pour oil into the mixture. Go on beating ingredients together.
  • 3. Separate yolks from whites. Add all 5 yolks to the dough and mix again with a stand mixer.
  • 4. Pour kefir of room temperature there. Mix with a mixer.
  • 5. Rehydrate some red food grade dye in table vinegar.
  • 6. Rehydrate some red food grade dye in table vinegar.
  • 7. In a bowl combine sieved flour, soda , salt and cocoa powder. Whisk dry mixture until smooth.
  • 8. Add bake mixture in a few stages.
  • 9. Mix all ingredients thoroughly to make them combine.
  • 10. Beat the egg whites until stiff and pour into the dough.
  • 11. With a silicone spatula mix the dough until smooth.
  • 12. Butter baking tin with the diameter of 22 cm and sprinkle it with some flour. Pour one third of the dough and even it with a spatula.
  • 13. Bake crusts at 1750 until done for 25-35 minutes. Cool ready crusts down, wrap them with a cling film and place into the fridge for minimum 2 hours or even night. Then cut crust sides out and even them if necessary.
  • 14. Let’s cook cream. Beat some butter , sugar powder and vanillin with a stand mixer.
  • 15. Then add some cream cheese to our cream.
  • 16. Keep on beating it for a few minutes until smooth.
  • 17. Cover crusts with done butter cream. Coat the top and sides of the cake with cream too.
  • 18. Decorate Red velvet cake with biscuit crumbs and sprigs of fresh rosemary. Leave the cake in the fridge for a few hours. serve it with tea or coffee.
  • 19. Bon appetit!
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