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« on: August 07, 2010, 03:17:04 AM »

Hello.  Would anyone know of a Red Velvet Cake with icing recipe?
Thank you for any feedback or links!
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« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2010, 03:23:37 AM »

Hi snapper, welcome to the forum.  I've never heard of this cake but found this recipe which would be so easy to do in the TMX.

http://www.bestrecipes.com.au/recipe/Red-Velvet-Cake-L7335.html
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2010, 03:31:46 AM »

wow  Shocked so much red food colouring...that would be just over half a MC in there... (no wonder its red)
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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2010, 03:49:34 AM »

Is the red food colouring one of the 'bad' numbers, I would never use more than a few drops of food colouring myself and even then it would be a very rare occasion.
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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2010, 06:22:34 AM »

Don't know this cake,  but would beetroot juice be a good subsitute. ?
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« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2010, 07:28:14 AM »

Welcome to the forum snapper.
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« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2010, 03:55:18 PM »

Thank you all for your input.  It's a common cake in the US especially in the south.  It can be lengthy to make; I was hoping my TM would help me shorten the regular recipe.  Thanks for the link and thanks for the welcome Cookie1!
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« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2010, 12:27:58 PM »

Welcome Snapper.  Sorry, I had never heard of the cake, but I'm sure it would be able to be converted easily. Good luck
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« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2011, 10:26:30 PM »

I made Red Velvet Cupcakes for Valentines Day - here's the link to my blog

http://catecancook.blogspot.com/2011/02/valentines-day-recipes.html  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2011, 11:22:51 PM »

Good one Cate  Smiley
I have wanted to make a red velvet cake in the past, but the food colouring factor did turn me off.
Now I'm not sure if my memory is imagining this, but I'm sure I read you can buy a red colouring, particularly for this cake, and it doesn't have a taste or smell to the regular food colouring  Undecided  Will check it out.
Beetroot juice could work, but I'm not sure if the sweetness would affect end result?
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« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2011, 11:35:33 PM »

I would think that the beetroot juice may alter the flavour.  It is a really mild flavoured cake (almost a vanilla cupcake really) - the cream cheese frosting adds the flavour.  Try the beetroot - let us know!!!
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« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2011, 12:02:08 AM »

I have made a beetroot and chocolate cake (nonTMX recipe) and while it is deliciously moist, I think you can still definitely taste the "earthy" beetroot flavour, even through the richness of the chocolate - so I think that if the red velvet cake is mild in flavour, you would definitely be able to taste the beetroot in it.
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« Reply #12 on: February 16, 2011, 12:05:16 AM »

The Red Velvet Cake Recipe on my blog does not use red food coloring.

It uses maraschino cherries which have a faint almond flavor, in addition to the cherry.  
The cake is very moist and lovely.  
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« Reply #13 on: February 16, 2011, 12:52:00 AM »

aha thank you Andie!! I could not for the life of me make the cake with colouring, I would suffer the consequences for about 6 months  Shocked Shocked but DS number 4 has wanted a RED cake for sooo long after seeing a picture of one. Accepted that it was probably never going to happen, didn't stop the wishing though. I might surprise him for his 6th birthday on Monday  Wink Wink
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« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2011, 11:55:03 AM »

Hi snapper, i know you posted this a long time ago and i hope you found a great red velevet cake recipe. I am also looking for the same recipe for Christmas cup cakes and am struggling to find one already converted??

i just googled thermomix red velvet cake  and came across a thermomix site in a different language which had a red velvet recipe, unfortunately i couldn't read it but found on my google toolbar a translate option which converted it all for me. i will continue to try to copy the link although I'm not  really computer savy!! hope this helps a little..  :' Roll Eyes
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