Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

The classic, iconic Red Velvet Cake! The sponge is soft and velvety, true to it's name, with a buttery flavour, moist with a hint of chocolate, vanilla and tang from buttermilk. The essential elements of this recipe are: cake flour (Note 1), buttermilk (no substituting!), butter & buttermilk at room temperature. IMPORTANT: Please read Note 1 to find the applicable measure to use for the cake flour in this recipe, as well as substitutions.

Ingredients

  • 2⅔ cups plain cake flour (Note 1)
  • 2 tbsp (10g) cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract (or essence)
  • 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature (Note 4)
  • 2½ tbsp red food colouring
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
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