Red Velvet Birthday Cake with Cream Cheese frosting

 

In honor of our blog’s first birthday, here is a delicious and celebratory birthday cake! We’d had red velvet cake before, but didn’t really know what the flavor was. Browsing recipes online, we found...

What you will need

2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour*

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

2 Tablespoons cocoa powder (unsweetened)

1 oz. red food coloring

1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 eggs, at room temperature

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature

1 teaspoon white vinegar

1 teaspoon baking soda

16 oz. cream cheese (2 packages), at room temperature

1/2 cup unsalted butter (one stick), at room temperature

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted

pinch of salt

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