How to Bake a Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

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How to Bake a Red Velvet Cake Recipe
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1
gather all the ingredients

gather all the ingredients

2
preheat oven to 350

preheat oven to 350

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in the mixing bowl you will need to sift together the flour,salt, and cocoa powder. them you will set it aside

in the mixing bowl you will need to sift together the flour,salt, and cocoa powder. them you will set it aside

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In the bowl with the electric mixer or hand mixer beat the butter untl it gets soft.

In the bowl with the electric mixer or hand mixer beat the butter untl it gets soft.

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Add the sugar and beat till it gets soft.

Add the sugar and beat till it gets soft.

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Add two eggs one at a time. Then scrape down the sides and add the vanilla extract and beat till its all combined.

Add two eggs one at a time. Then scrape down the sides and add the vanilla extract and beat till its all combined.

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In a measuring cup whisk the milk with the red food coloring.

In a measuring cup whisk the milk with the red food coloring.

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With the mixer, add the flour mixture and and milk to the butter mixture in three additions.You will then combine vinegar with the baking powder. Then let it fizz and quickly put into the cake batter.

With the mixer, add the flour mixture and and milk to the butter mixture in three additions.You will then combine vinegar with the baking powder. Then let it fizz and quickly put into the cake batter.

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Then you will add the batter in the prepared pan.

Then you will add the batter in the prepared pan.

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You will then let it bake for 25 minutes or when a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.

You will then let it bake for 25 minutes or when a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.

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Then you will make the frosting. You will beat the cream cheese with the electric mixer or hand mixer.

Then you will make the frosting. You will beat the cream cheese with the electric mixer or hand mixer.

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you will then add the vanilla extract and the powdered sugar and beat until smooth.

you will then add the vanilla extract and the powdered sugar and beat until smooth.

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You will then add the heavy whipping cream and beat until it gets thick enough to spread. Add more sugar or cream if needed.

You will then add the heavy whipping cream and beat until it gets thick enough to spread. Add more sugar or cream if needed.

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Then you will frost the top and sides of the cake.

Then you will frost the top and sides of the cake.

Ingredients

Cups cake flour 
½ Teaspoons salt 
2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 
½ Cups unsalted butter 
Cups granulated white sugar 
2 large eggs 
1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 
1 Cup milk 
2 Tablespoons red food coloring 
1 Teaspoon white distilled vinegar 
1 Teaspoon baking powder 
1 Ounce cream cheese 
1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 
1 Cup powdered sugar 
Cups heavy whipping cream 
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