Decadent Red Velvet Cake Makes The Ideal Valentine’s Day Dessert

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The Ultimate Red Velvet Cake

I’ve had quite a few red velvet cakes in my life. Some of them were amazing, and some of them… not so good. In fact, most of them aren’t that great.

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But this recipe? We’ve found a winner! Not only is it deliciously decadent, but it tastes so rich and wholesome. You’ll basically want to eat the whole cake yourself!

Since Valentine’s Day is on its way, you may want to make a romantic dessert. What screams Valentine’s Day more than a bright red cake covered in hearts?

So if you want to make this for you and your sweetheart, let’s get started and get down to what you’ll need to do that.

For the cake, you will need:

  • all-purpose flour
  • cocoa powder
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • sugar
  • buttermilk, room temperature
  • vegetable oil
  • white vinegar
  • eggs
  • butter, room temperature
  • red food coloring
  • vanilla extract

For the frosting:

  • heavy cream, cold
  • cream cheese, room temperature
  • powdered sugar
  • vanilla extract

Making The Cake

In one bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. In another bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Beat in the vegetable oil, followed by the vinegar and buttermilk.

For the rest of the instructions and amounts for making this delicious Valentine’s Day cake, watch The Cooking Foodie’s video below, then get started on your own!

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