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Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Written By Angela Steffi on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 10:06:00 PM

Red velvet is a famous Romantic cake enjoyed by all group of people all the time. This cake is super soft and very light. Cream cheese frosting adds a special and unique taste to the cake. Lets see how to make this delicious red velvet cake .

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Serving Size          :  8 people (2 Kg)

Preparation Time : 30 min 

Baking Time         : 20-22 minutes


Quantity Ingredients for Red velvet Cake Recipe

Dry Ingrendients  
2.5 cup All purpose flour / Maida (300g)
2 tbspUnsweetened Cocoa powder
2 tspBaking Powder
1/2 tspBaking Soda
1/2 tspSalt

Wet Ingrendients  
1.5 cupSugar (300g)
1 cupOil (sunflower) 250 ml
1 cupCurd / yogurt 250 ml
1 tspVanilla extract 
1 tspRed food color

For Cream 
100 g Butter @ room temp
225 gCream Cheese @ room temp
1.75 cup powdered Sugar (350 gram)
1 tsp  Vanilla extract 

Cooking Method

Step 1) Into a mixing bowl add eggs and beat well.  Then add oil, curd, vanilla extract and mix them together. Finally add red food color and make a bright red batter.

Step 2) Sift all the dry ingredients together - all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt together into the same bowl. Do not over mix the batter.

Step 3) Divide the cake mix into 2 halves and transfer it into 2 - 9 inch baking pan lined with parchment paper and bake it for 20- 22 minutes at 350 F / 175 C . Check at 20 minutes, if the tooth pick inserted at the center comes out clean then the cakes are perfectly done

Step 4) Once the cake is cooled trim the cake to level it and save the trimmed pieces for decorating the cake.

Step 6) into a mixing bowl add butter (make sure the butter is at room temperature) beat it nicely with a electric beater for 2-3 minutes until soft and fluffy. Then add cream cheese (at room temperature) and beat it again until well combined. gradually add in the sifted powdered sugar and combine well to form a semi thick cream batter.

Step 7) Place a layer of the cake and apply cream cheese frosting on the top and then spread it evenly. Then place the second layer cake and cover it evenly with cream cheese on all the sides. Finally crumble the saves trimmed cake and add it to the edges to decorate the cake. Then some strawberries on top for final decoration.


About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


  1. akka happy birthday sorry for late wish ka...kutti steffi yepdi iruka ..

  2. Measurements to bake in 6 inch baking pan for all cake recipes..

  3. Hello mam..
    Which brand cream cheese you use for red velvet cake frosting..

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  5. Butter forsting what ingredients should I use

  6. Curd ukku pathila buttermilk use pannalama

  7. I think I use more than 1 cup of curd and my cake batter taste sour. It's fine??

  8. If you are after a unique look and taste in cake, you should try making red velvet cake.
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  9. Hi I am following your recipes in recent days..
    Velvet cake I tried but it didn't come up well...
    Can u suggest me one thing u have mentioned 300gms of flour and 300gms of sugar but y difference in cup measurements

  10. Hi Stefi :)
    Tried this recipe. It came out Really well. Thank you so much :) The cream cheese frosting was bit watery.Any trick for doing it right ?

  11. Hi sis, thank you so much for the lovely recipe.. I wonder if I can reduce the sugar amount in the cream cheese frosting? How much minimum amount of sugar I can actually use in the cream cheese frosting recipe.. Many thanks in advance sis..

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