Saturday, March 24, 2012

Red Velvet Cake

Made this Red Velvet cake for my good friend ,Siti Zuraidah ..she pay me a visit with her family today and dah lama tak jumpa dia and last time we meet was last year when she gave birth to her 3rd child..... hmm almost 1 year he..he...we both now venture into same occupations, Domestic Engineer he..he..bukan senang taw nak dapat kerja nie...suami izinkan baru dapat..
Ok back to the cake I used new recipe for cream cheese frosting and it was really delicious and without feeling any guilt I have 2 slices....muhaha..yummy..yummy and even Umar finished 1 slice cake by himself...

Red Velvet Cake 
Sources : Kitchen Guardian
125g butter
180g caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs
225g plain flour
2 tbsp cornflour
2 tbsp cocoa powder
250ml buttermilk ( I used 250ml evoporated milk and add 1 tsp of white distlled vinegar and let it stands for 15 mins)
1 tbsp red food colouring
1 tspn bicarbonate soda
1 tsp distilled vinegar

1-preaheat oven at 170Celcius.Grease two 8" cake pans
2- Beat (A) until light and fluffy and (B)
3-Stir in (C) and altenate with (D) in two batches
4-Combine vinegar & bicabonate soda and let it fizz,and then fold in the cake mixture
5-Divide the batter into  two pans,and bake for 30 minutes

Cream cheese frosting
400g cream cheese
200 ml whipping cream
110g icing sugar
1 tsp vaniila extract

1-Beat Cream cheese until smooth
2-add vanilla and icing sugar and beat till smooth
3-then add whipping cream and whip until frosting is thick enough to spread.Add more sugar or cream as needed to get the right consisteny...

yum...yum....hmmm heaven...

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