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Red Velvet Cake

All purpose flour - 1 1/2 cups
Baking powder - 1 1/2 teaspoons
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder - 1 1/2 - 2 tablespoons
Butter - 1 stick (8 tablespoons)at room temperature
Sugar - 1 1/2 cup (change according to your need)
Egg - 3 large
Sour Cream - 1/2 cup
Vanilla Essence - 1 1/2 teaspoon
Red food color - 3 tablespoons
Salt - 1/2 teaspoon

Cream Frosting 

Heavy whipping cream - 250 ml Chilled
Granulated Sugar - 1/4 cup (increase if you want more sweetness)
Vanilla essence  - 1/2 teaspoon


Mix all purpose flour, cocoa, balking powder and salt well using a spoon. Beat butter in a cake mixer by gradually adding sugar to it. Combine sugar butter mixture well.Now start adding eggs one at a time to the butter sugar mix and continue to beat the mixture. Beat thoroughly till all the eggs get incorporated to the mix.Now beat in the flour and sour cream to the above mixed batter adding them little by little alternatively until you get a thick batter. To this add vanilla essence and food color, mix well. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Take two 9 inch cake pans divide equal portion of batter in to both. Bake the cake for 20 to 30 minutes until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into cake. Remove cake pan from oven and cool to room temperature before frosting.

For Frosting

Place mixing bowl and whisk in freezer for 15 minutes. Add all the ingredients in bowl and beat until stiff peaks. Refrigerate for some time before frosting.

Remove cakes from both the pans. Layer frosting in between the cakes. Also on top and sides of the cake. Refrigerate the cake before serving.

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