Red Velvet Cake Recipe: Mom’s Sweet Treat on Mother’s Day!

by | May 17, 2023 | Baking Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Featured Recipes, Homemade Recipes | 0 comments

Hey there, fellow busy moms! Let me share a heartwarming Mother’s Day memory with you, filled with laughter, love, and a yummy Red Velvet Cake. Mother’s Day is all about celebrating the incredible moms in our lives, and what better way to do it than with a homemade treat?

But before I share my Red Velvet Cake recipe, let me tell you about this most recent Mother’s Day celebration that’s now embedded in my mind as a core memory. 💖

As the sun sparkle brightly on that special morning, my family had a surprise in store for me. They knew how much I loved baking, so they encouraged me to whip up something delightful. Little did they know, I had a Red Velvet Cake dessert planned!

We gathered in the kitchen with aprons tied around our waists and smiles on our faces. My husband, ever the eager sous-chef, offered his assistance, and my daughter was excited to help measure and mix. We turned on some upbeat music, transforming the kitchen into our very own baking party. 🥳

Following the Red Velvet Cake recipe step by step, we giggled and goofed around along the way. The sight of my daughter covered in flour, trying to sneak a taste of the cocoa powder, brought a smile to my face. It was a mess, but it was our mess—a beautiful mess filled with love. 💖

While the cake baked in the oven, a sweet aroma enveloped the house, building anticipation for the final result. We used this time to set up a cozy picnic in the living room. Blankets were spread, cushions were fluffed, and fresh flowers adorned the table. It was a perfect setting for our Mother’s Day celebration.

When the cake emerged from the oven, perfectly moist and velvety, we couldn’t contain our excitement. After letting it cool, we carefully applied a generous layer of creamy cream cheese frosting, making sure to leave a little extra for sneaky finger-licking. 🤤

Finally, the moment of truth arrived—the first slice. As we indulged in each heavenly bite, the cake seemed to whisper, “Happy Mother’s Day.” We savored the moist texture, the hint of cocoa, and the delightful tang of the cream cheese frosting. It was pure bliss.

But what made this moment truly special was the taste of the cake and the love that went into making it. The laughter, the teamwork, and the shared anticipation—these are the memories that make Mother’s Day truly unforgettable. 💖

So, my fellow supermoms, let’s wear our aprons, gather our loved ones, and celebrate Mother’s Day with a touch of sweetness. Whether it’s a Red Velvet Cake or any other homemade treat, remember that it’s the love and togetherness that makes it truly special. 💕

Happy Mother’s Day to all the incredible moms out there—you deserve all the love and sweetness this day brings! 👸

Now, let’s talk about the star of the show… the Red Velvet Cake Recipe. 🍰

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder until well combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, red food coloring, vanilla extract, and white vinegar. Whisk until fully blended.
  4. Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring well after each addition. Mix until the batter is smooth and no lumps remain.
  5. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans. Smooth the tops with a spatula.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool in the pans for about 10 minutes. Then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Once the cakes have cooled, place one cake layer on a serving plate. Spread a generous amount of Cream Cheese Frosting on top. Place the second cake layer on top and frost the entire cake with the remaining frosting.
  9. Decorate the cake as desired and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 ounces of cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter together until smooth and creamy.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, while continuing to beat the mixture.
  3. Add the vanilla extract and beat until the frosting is light and fluffy.
  4. Use immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Treat your mom with this Red Velvet Cake Recipe, a perfect way to celebrate Mother's Day with love and sweetness.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Blueberry Cheesecake Recipe, Desserts, Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp red food coloring
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, red food coloring, vanilla extract, and white vinegar. Whisk until fully blended.
  • Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring well after each addition. Mix until the batter is smooth and no lumps remain.
  • Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans. Smooth the tops with a spatula.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool in the pans for about 10 minutes. Then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once the cakes have cooled, place one cake layer on a serving plate. Spread a generous amount of Cream Cheese Frosting on top. Place the second cake layer on top and frost the entire cake with the remaining frosting.
  • Decorate the cake as desired and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.


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