How to Bake a Creative and Delicious Velvet Cake

Who doesn't love red velvet cake? If you think a little bit outside the box you will realize that there's a lot you can do with this recipe. Your guests will be amazed, visually and by the flavors.

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How to Bake a Creative and Delicious Velvet Cake Recipe
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Sift flour...

Sift flour...

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...cocoa and salt together.

...cocoa and salt together.

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Mix until it looks like....

Mix until it looks like....

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...this. Set aside.

...this. Set aside.

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I forgot to take the butter out of the fridge so I put it in the microwave for about 15 seconds to get it as soft as in room temperature.

I forgot to take the butter out of the fridge so I put it in the microwave for about 15 seconds to get it as soft as in room temperature.

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Beat the butter with a hand or electric mixer.

Beat the butter with a hand or electric mixer.

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Add sugar and beaaat!

Add sugar and beaaat!

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It already looks good, doesn't it?

It already looks good, doesn't it?

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Add one egg at a time, beating well after each addition.

Add one egg at a time, beating well after each addition.

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Add vanilla and beat.

Add vanilla and beat.

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The original recipe asks for buttermilk, I don't have it, so let's make it ourselves. Put the milk in a bowl.

The original recipe asks for buttermilk, I don't have it, so let's make it ourselves. Put the milk in a bowl.

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Add about 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar and mix. Let it sit for about 5 minutes.

Add about 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar and mix. Let it sit for about 5 minutes.

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Now it's time for the black food color.

Now it's time for the black food color.

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I added 1 1/2 tablespoon,  not two, because it was more than enough. This looks a little creepy, and it will look a little creepy from now on but just wait and see how it all will change - magic!

I added 1 1/2 tablespoon, not two, because it was more than enough. This looks a little creepy, and it will look a little creepy from now on but just wait and see how it all will change - magic!

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Don't forget to turn the oven on: 175 degrees Celsius.

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Alternately add the flour mixture and buttermilk, in three additions, beginning and ending with the flour (use a mixer).

Alternately add the flour mixture and buttermilk, in three additions, beginning and ending with the flour (use a mixer).

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Tada!

Tada!

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Bake it in the oven for 35 minutes.

Bake it in the oven for 35 minutes.

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Go!

Go!

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Take out the cake!

Take out the cake!

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Cream cheese frosting

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Now, beat the cream until whipped and fluffy. Put it in a separate bowl.

Now, beat the cream until whipped and fluffy. Put it in a separate bowl.

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Put cream cheese and mascarpone cheese in the mixer.

Put cream cheese and mascarpone cheese in the mixer.

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Add vanilla and powdered sugar.

Add vanilla and powdered sugar.

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Fold in the whipped cream carefully.

Fold in the whipped cream carefully.

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Add red food coloring, about 2 teaspoons.

Add red food coloring, about 2 teaspoons.

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Cut the cake in half and then cut each half in the middle to get 4 layers.

Cut the cake in half and then cut each half in the middle to get 4 layers.

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But one layer of the cake and layer it with the cream.

But one layer of the cake and layer it with the cream.

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Put it in the fridge (I had the cake in the fridge during the time).

Put it in the fridge (I had the cake in the fridge during the time).

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Flowers and decoration!

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Make five small circles.

Make five small circles.

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Press the ends together.

Press the ends together.

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Repeat and add it to the previous piece.

Repeat and add it to the previous piece.

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Repeat until it looks like this.

Repeat until it looks like this.

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Add a toothpick.

Add a toothpick.

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Make a yellow little ball.

Make a yellow little ball.

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Add it to the flower.

Add it to the flower.

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Done! Make 11 flowers!

Done! Make 11 flowers!

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Take out the cake!

Take out the cake!

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I forgot to take a picture of the "vase cream" but it's only cream cheese with a little powdered sugar and food coloring (red, yellow and black).

I forgot to take a picture of the "vase cream" but it's only cream cheese with a little powdered sugar and food coloring (red, yellow and black).

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Put the flowers in the "soil".

Put the flowers in the "soil".

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Start adding the leaves.

Start adding the leaves.

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Use a lot!

Use a lot!

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Here you go, a black velvet cake with pink cream that looks like a vase with flowers! Pretty cool, huh?

Here you go, a black velvet cake with pink cream that looks like a vase with flowers! Pretty cool, huh?

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Let me know how the cake turned out for you and if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask! Thank you and see you soon!

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