Red Velvet Cake
A perfect Valentine’s Day dessert for two!
Beat 1 cup canola oil, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup buttermilk, 4 egg whites, 4 tsp red food coloring, 1 tsp vanilla, and 1/2 tsp vinegar using an electric mixer.
In another bowl, whisk 1 1/3 cup + 1/4 cup flour, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp salt and 8 tsp cocoa powder. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, while mixing.
Divide batter between two cake pans, and bake for 25-35 minutes at 350F. Let cool completely on a wire rack.
Beat 8oz cream cheese and 8 TBSP butter for about 45 seconds. Adding 4 cups powdered sugar one cup at a time while beating. Add 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and 2 TBSP heavy cream, beat again.
Place one cake on dish. Add 1 heaping cup of frosting on top. Spread to edge of cake. Add other cake layer. Use a spatula to move remaining frosting down sides. Use scraper to smooth sides.
Serve immediately, or store in the fridge until serving. ENJOY!