Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Ingredients

All purpose flour - 1 1/4 cup

Salt -1/4 tsp

Cocoa Powder - 1 tbsp

Unsalted butter - 57 grams

Sugar - 3/4 cup

Egg -1

Vanilla essence -1/2 tsp

Red liquid food color -1 tbsp

Butter milk - 1/2 cup

White vinegar - 1/2 tsp

Baking soda -1/2 tsp

Preparation

1.Sift or sieve together flour, salt and cocoa powder. Keep aside.Pre heat the oven.Grease the baking tray with butter and dust it with flour or line it with parchment paper.Mix red food color with buttermilk nicely and keep it aside.

2.Beat butter until soft.Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy.Add eggs and beat until well combined. Mix in vanilla essence.Then fold in flour and buttermilk alternatively to the above mixture,adding little by little beginning with flour and ending with flour.

3.Now mix vinegar with baking soda in a small cup. The mixture will start bubbling, quickly add it to the above prepared batter, mix well and pour it into the prepared baking pan.Bake in a preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

4.Let it remain in the tray for a few minutes.Then invert it on a wire rack and leave it to cool.Wrap it in a plastic sheet and refrigerate for an hour before frosting.With a serrated knife, cut the cake into half horizontally. You will have 2 pieces now. Now the cake is ready for frosting.