Thursday, July 3, 2014

Red Velvet Bundt Cake

This recipe is another girls night favorite that disappeared too fast for a picture.

for cream cheese ribbon
8oz cream cheese, room temperature
¼C sugar
1 egg, room temperature
1 tsp vanilla

for cake
2 ¼C all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp baking soda
⅛ tsp salt
1C buttermilk
2 eggs, room temperature
1 tbs distilled white vinegar
1 tsp vanilla
2 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
1 oz bottle of red food coloring
12 tbs butter, room temperature
1 ½C sugar

for icing
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
4 tbs butter, room temperature
2C powdered sugar
½ tsp vanilla
3 tbs milk

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. for cream cheese ribbon: In a small bowl, beat all ingredients until well incorporated; set aside.
  3. for cake: Grease and flour a bundt pan.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, eggs, vinegar, and vanilla; set aside.
  6. In a small bowl, mix cocoa powder with red food coloring; set aside.
  7. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy.
  8. On low speed, alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk mixture, mixing thoroughly after each addition until well combined.
  9. Add cocoa mixture on low speed and beat thoroughly.
  10. Pour half of the batter into the prepared bundt pan.
  11. Using a large spoon or spatula, drop cream cheese mixture around the bundt pan, trying to keep it away from the sides.
  12. Pour the remaining cake batter over the top.
  13. Bake for 50-55 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  14. Cool bundt cake in pan on cooling rack for 30 minutes.
  15. Invert onto a serving tray or plate.
  16. Let cool completely.
  17. for icing: In bowl of a stand mixer, beat cream cheese and butter on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  18. Add powdered sugar one cup at a time on low speed, beating after each addition.
  19. Add vanilla and milk.
  20. Beat on medium-high speed for 5 minutes.
  21. Pour over cooled cake (and garnish with sprinkles or decorations if you want!).
  22. Enjoy!

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