Red Velvet Cake Recipe

The sweet tanginess of the cream cheese frosting gives this dessert a perfect balance of flavours.

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Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

1 h 20 min

1 h 20 min

8 to 10 ×

3 cups flour

3 cups sugar

3 Tbsp cocoa

1 ½ tsp baking soda

1 ½ tsp baking powder

1 ½ tsp salt

1 ½ cups vegetable oil

1 ½ cups buttermilk

¾ cup hot coffee

1 ½ tsp vinegar

3 eggs

3 tsp vanilla

1 oz red food colouring

½ fresh fruit (of choice, for finishing)

5 mint leaves (option, for finishing)

6 8 oz packages of cream cheese, room temperature

1 ½ cups unsalted butter, room temperature

3 tsp vanilla

6 cups icing sugar

Dessert

Easy