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Three Layered Red Velvet Cake

The journey of flavour with my meticulously crafted Three Layered Red Velvet Cake begins with this recipe. Unveils the secrets to achieving the perfect balance of tenderness and indulgence. Immerse yourself in the world of exquisite desserts and bring the magic of red velvet to your home.

Total Time
2.5 hours – 3 hours
Simple & Professional Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 12 Servings

  • For the Cake:
    300g All-Purpose Flour
    350g Granulated Sugar
    10g Cocoa Powder
    1 teaspoon Baking Powder
    1 teaspoon Baking Soda
    1/2 teaspoon Salt
    240ml Vegetable Oil
    3 Large Eggs
    240ml Buttermilk
    2 tablespoons Red Food Coloring
    1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
    1 teaspoon White Vinegar

    For the Cream Cheese Frosting:
    300g Cream Cheese, softened
    150g Unsalted Butter, softened
    500g Powdered Sugar
    1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    30 min
  • Cooking Time
    25 min – 30 min

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    1. Prepare the Dry Ingredients:
      In a bowl, sift together the all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
    2. Prepare the Wet Ingredients:
      In another bowl, whisk together the sugar, vegetable oil, eggs, buttermilk, red food coloring, vanilla extract, and white vinegar until well combined.
    3. Combine Wet and Dry Mixtures:
      Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
    4. Preheat the Oven:
      Preheat your oven to 180°C. Grease and flour three 20cm round cake pans.
    5. Divide and Bake:
      Divide the batter equally among 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.
    6. Cool and Prepare Frosting:
      Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely. Meanwhile, prepare the cream cheese frosting.
    7. Make Cream Cheese Frosting:
      In a mixing bowl, beat together the softened cream cheese, softened butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
    8. Assemble the Cake:
      Once the cakes are completely cooled, spread a layer of cream cheese frosting between each layer and on the top and sides of the cake.
    9. Decorate (Optional):
      Decorate the cake as desired. You can use additional frosting, red velvet crumbs, or other decorations.
    10. Chill and Serve:
      Chill the cake in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving to allow the frosting to set. Slice and enjoy your delicious Red Velvet Cake
    Pro Tips
    • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature for a smoother batter.
    • Use quality red food coloring for a vibrant and consistent hue.
    • Level the cake layers for a professional appearance.
    • Chill the cake before slicing for cleaner cuts.
    • Experiment with decorative touches like edible flowers or chocolate shavings.


Calories per Serving:
Approximately 380 calories per slice, based on standard serving size.

Savour the elegance of my Three Layered Red Velvet Cake · A masterpiece of flavour and texture that’s perfect for celebrations, gatherings, or any occasion deserving of a sweet indulgence.

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