Cakes

Red Velvet Mini Cakes

red velvet mini cakes

Ingredients

  1. 1 ⅓ cup sugar
  2. ½ cup butter at room temperature
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1 cup buttermilk
  5. 2 teaspoons red food colouring
  6. 3 teaspoons cocoa powder
  7. 2 cups self-raising flour
  8. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  9. 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  10. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  11. A pinch of salt

Frosting

  1. Cream cheese
  2. Butter
  3. Icing sugar
  4. Glace cherries

red velvet mini cakes ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in the eggs, one at a time and mix well.
  3. Add vanilla extract.
  4. Mix the cocoa powder and red food colouring to form a paste and add to the batter and mix well.
  5. Sieve the flour and salt.
  6. Add in the flour and buttermilk alternatively and mix until smooth.
  7. Mix the vinegar and baking soda and let a few bubbles out and add to the batter and mix well.
  8. Pour the batter into a parchment paper lined baking sheet and spread it thinly and evenly.
  9. Bake for 15-18 minutes or when a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  10. Let cool in the pan.
  11. Use a cookie cutter to cut out the mini cakes.
  12. Prepare the frosting and frost the cakes by staking them and decorate as desired.
  13. Enjoy.

red velvet mini cake steps

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Cakes, Chocolate

Chocolate Heart Cake

chocolate heart cake

Ingredients

  1. 1 Cup sugar
  2. 2 cups self-raising flour
  3. ½ butter, room temperature
  4. 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  5. ½ cup milk
  6. ¼ cup cocoa powder
  7. ¼ cup warm water
  8. 1 teaspoon vanilla

chocolate hear cake cocoa

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chocolate heart cake butter eggs

Frosting

  1. Chocolate
  2. ⅓ cup butter
  3. icing sugar
  4. berries

Directions

  1. Pre-heat the oven at 175°C.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add cocoa powder and warm water, mix and set aside to cool.
  3. In a separate bowl, add butter and sugar and mix.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla and whisk.
  5. Pour in the cocoa mixture and mix.
  6. Add flour and milk in two increments and mix.
  7. Divide the batter into two equal parts and pour into a heart shaped greased pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool for about 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool completely on wire rack.
  10. Melt the chocolate and butter and mix well, add in the icing sugar, mix and frost the cake.
  11. Garnish with berries.
  12. Enjoy.

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chocolate heart cake batter mix

chocolate heart cake batter

chocolate heart cake batter pan

chocolate heart cake icing

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