Hello, cake and bakes lovers!! Today onwards you can make Simple Red)Velvet Cake by your self. Everyone loves to eat Velvet cakes because of its mouth-melting, softness, and fine smell. This Simple Red Velvet Cake Recipe is easy to make and you can prepare any occasion of your home or any time. So let’s see what are the ingredients we need.


For cake:

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Frosting for Simple Red Velvet Cake Recipe

  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup of butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Beat the batter shortening and add 1 1/2 cups sugar until very light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well.
  • Make a paste of cocoa and red food coloring; add to creamed mixture.
  • Mix salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and buttermilk together.
  • Add the flour to the batter, alternating with the buttermilk mixture, mixing just until incorporated.
  • Mix soda and vinegar and gently fold into the cake batter. (Don’t beat or stir the batter after this point).
  • Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake in the preheated oven until a tester inserted into the cake comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Cool cakes completely on wire rack.

To Make Frosting for Simple Red Velvet Cake Recipe:

  • Cook 5 tablespoons flour and milk over low heat till thick, stirring constantly.
  • Let it cool completely!
  • While the mixture is cooling, beat 1 cup sugar, butter, and 1 teaspoon vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Add cooled flour mixture and beat until frosting is a good spreading consistency.
  • Frost cake layers when completely cool.

Make sure to follow the cake and bakes tips that I mentioned in the previous post. Generally, the basic Simple (Red) Velvet Cake Recipe’s foundation is the same as other cakes. Therefor follow the tips. And experienced the difference of the cake.

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