jessicadyan's Recipe Reviews
Posted 8/13/2013 3:53:44 PM
Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cake
Wikipedia definition....no cherry
Red velvet cake is a cake with either a dark red, bright red or red-brown color. It's traditionally prepared as a layer cake topped with cream cheese or cooked roux icing. The reddish color is achieved by adding beetroot or red food coloring.
Common ingredients include buttermilk, butter, and flour for the cake and cocoa, beetroot or red food coloring for the color. The amount of cocoa used varies in different recipes. Cream cheese frosting and buttercream frosting are most commonly used.