Cake ‘Red velvet’

120216This red velvet cake is much more than just a dessert. Its rich crimson color symbolizes love, cocoa flavor – your sweet feelings, and the cream topping stands for tenderness.  It is one of the most wonderful treats for St. Valentine’s Day.

The smooth texture and creamy frosting make the cake an all-time favorite of anybody who tries it.

Moist and luscious, this cake will melt in your mouth. Don’t wait to indulge in a slice of this luscious cake which tastes like heaven.

 Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 7 tbsp cocoa
  • 1,5 tsp leaven
  • a pinch of salt
  • 3 tsp red food dye
  • 200 ml non-fat cream
  • 1,5 cup of vegetable oil
  • 300 g (10,5 oz) wheat flour
  • 300 g (10,5 oz) powdered sugar

Cream

  • 120 g (4 oz) dairy butter
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 300 g (10,5 oz) cottage cheese

Cooking

Combine flour, powdered sugar, cocoa, leaven, eggs, vegetable oil, and salt in a bowl. Stir everything carefully. Then add sour cream and mix the ingredients. Add the red food dye. Whip the mass with the help of a mixer. It should get a thick consistency. Set aside the dough for half an hour.

Grease a baking tray with dairy butter. Transfer the dough there. Bake the cake at 180-200°C (356-392°F) for 35 – 45 minutes. Let the cake cool for 3 minutes and then transfer is to a serving plate.

Cut the crust into two parts. Let them cool completely. The fold the crusts in a food wrap and place them in a fridge.

Let’s make cream. Combine cottage cheese, dairy butter, and powdered sugar. Whip the mass with a blender.

Grease the crusts with the prepared cream and put them one above another. The cake is done!

Enjoy your meal!

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