Drinks and Desserts

February 12, 2021
Naked Strawberry Red Velvet Cake

Time needed: 1 hour.

DIFFICULTY: Easy
Makes: 1 8-inch cake, 8 slices

Ingredients:
8 pieces strawberry
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar
2 pieces eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon Red food coloring

Frosting:
½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
2 blocks cream cheese 225g
1 ½ cup powdered sugar

Procedure:

  1. Make buttermillk

    In a bowl, combine the milk and 1 teaspoon of vinegar then set aside.

  2. Prepare dry ingredients

     In another bowl sift the all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together then set aside. 

  3. Prepare wet ingredients

     In a medium bowl, cream the butter and powdered sugar until pale and creamy then add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition until everything is well combined.

  4. Make cake batter

    Add half of the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture and mix until just combined. Slowly add the buttermilk and oil and add the food coloring.

  5. Transfer and bake

    Pour the cake batter into the cake pan and bake it at 180 degrees Celsius for 20-25 minutes.

  6. Make frosting

    In a bowl, mix together the room-temperature cream cheese and butter. Add the powdered sugar slowly and mix it until white and fluffy. If the mixture becomes too thick, add a little bit of milk at a time to soften the mixture.