Red Velvet Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Ready in 45 minutes

Good

Top-ranked recipe named "Red Velvet Cake with Chocolate Frosting"

5 avg, 1 review(s) 100% would make again

Ingredients

Are you making this? 
2 1/2 cups Cake flour
1/4 cup Cocoa
1/2 teaspoon Salt
3 cups Sugar; divided
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
2 Eggs
1 (1-oz) bottle red food coloring
2 1/2 tsps Vanilla; divided
1 cup Buttermilk
2 tsps White vinegar
1 teaspoon Baking soda
2 Egg whites
1/4 cup Cold water
1 tablespoon Light corn syrup
2 ozs unsweetened chocolate; melted and cooled (2 squares)

Original recipe makes 8

Servings  

Preparation

Heat oven to 350?. Greese and flour two 9 inch cake pans. In a medium bowl combine cake flour, cocoa and salt; set aside. With electric mixer on medium beat together 1 1/2 cups sugar and vegetable oil. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add food coloring and 1 tsp vanilla. Alternately beat in flour mixture and buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. In a small bowl stir together vinegar and baking soda; beat into batter. Evenly divide batter into pans. Bake 28-32 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Carefully invert cakes onto racks; cool to room termerature.

Frosting

In top of double boiler over simmering water, beat on low speed 1 1/2 cups sugar, egg whites, cold water and corn syrup. Beat until mixture peaks stiffly, about 7 minutes, beginning on low speed, then to medium, then to high. Add remaining vanilla and beat until frosting is spreadable. With rubber spatula, stir in melted chocolate; frost with metal spatula. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Credits

Added on Award Medal
Verified by SunnyJF
Calories Per Serving: 1671 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Reviews for Red Velvet Cake with Chocolate Frosting

I'd rate it:


sign in to add your comment

Tags


Add unlimited recipes. Organize in custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free