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Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

From Chowhound Added by Matt
  • Ingredients 17 Count
  • Nutrition 790 Calories
  • Total Time 3 Hours
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12 servings

Ingredients

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  • 23/4 cups cake flour (sifted, or 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for coating the pans)
  • 2 tsps fine salt
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (natural)
  • 2 tbsps red food coloring (1 [1-ounce] bottle)
  • 11/2 tbsps water
  • 8 ozs unsalted butter (at room temperature, plus more for coating the pans)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 11/2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp grated orange (finely, from 1 to 2 oranges; optional)
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk (or whole)
  • 6 ozs unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 lb cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • 1 lb powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 2 tbsps whole milk (if needed)

Directions

BTotal Time2 hr 50 min

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Nutrition Facts

12 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 790 Calories from Fat 380
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 65%
Saturated Fat 25g 125%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 165mg 55%
Sodium 680mg 28%
Potassium 180mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 100g 33%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 73g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 15%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tastes

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