HOMEMADE RED VELVET CAKE WITH CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM
and free Happy Birthday Printables
RED VELVET CAKE WITH CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM. This rose cake is sure to make any birthday or special occasion spectacular. The red velvet cake made from scratch is soft, moist and tender, with the perfect red velvet flavor. Inside you will find fluffy cinnamon buttercream between the layers and topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting. A cake they will never forget!
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So, I remembered I never shared the incredible birthday cake I made for my Aunt’s surprise 70th party way back in December.
I’m still kind of in awe myself! like, did I make that?!
Unless you live under a rock, you may have see the Rose Cake all over the web. In the past two years, this cake has been replicated more times than I can count. You want to know why? Because it’s SO EASY to make! not kidding! It looks intricate, beautiful and amazing…….but difficult it is not. Don’t believe me? Check out this rose cake video tutorial…… then go make one yourself and wow your friends and family like I did!
If the outside of this rose cake isn’t pretty enough………I need to tell you about the inside. Red Velvet & Cinnamon Layer Cake topped with traditional Cream Cheese Frosting. and yes……it’s was every bit as ridiculously decadent as it sounds!
My aunt loves Red Velvet cake, and if you’ve read my blog much, you know I have no qualms about using Duncan Hines Cake mixes for most of my recipes. But this time, I wanted to try it from scratch.
Homemade Classic Red Velvet Cake
I wish I had a picture of the cake cut for you………I didn’t go to the party, but they saved me a piece and it was every bit as delicious as I had imagined! Apparently, it got just as many oohs and ahhhs, cut………even the waiter was drooling -they gave him a piece to take home 😉
When I think of Red Velvet Cake I think of deep dark red cake with a hint chocolate, the tang of buttermilk, the sweet tartness of cream cheese frosting……but what if we add a touch of cinnamon buttercream between the layers? A little non-traditional, but oh so delicious!
I did a little searching and found great reviews on a Red Velvet Cake recipe at Baking911.com. The only modification I made was; I did not have buttermilk, so I used powdered buttermilk. (see full recipe below). This recipe did not fail….it was wonderful, moist and full of flavor.
Since this cake was for a surprise birthday party, my friend, Amy Locurto made some adorable birthday printables that matched the party invitations, hot pink and black.
Rose Party Printable Collection:
- A 5×7 invitation with editable text fields to add your own party details.
- 2″ Tags – 3 Designs to use for cupcakes, gifts, and other decor
- 2″ Thank You Tags
- Food Label Signs (editable text fields)
- 5×7 Table Decor Signs – 2 Designs
- Cake Toppers – 3 Designs
- Party Flags – For use on straws, glass stems or food
- Small Triangle Banner
This recipe is super long – but really not that complicated. You could even make the cake one day, and frosting and decorate another day. Don’t let this keep you from trying this recipe. I promise you won’t regret it!
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RED VELVET CREPES WITH RASPBERRY & SWEET CREAM CHEESE FILLING
These Red Velvet crepes will satisfy a multitude of cravings with raspberry preserves and a kicked up sweet cream cheese filling to the Nutella drizzled over top.
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Red Velvet Cake From Scratch
This red velvet cake recipe is super long – but really not that complicated. You could even make the cake one day, and cinnamon buttercream and cream cheese frosting and decorate another day. Don’t let this keep you from trying this recipe. I promise you won’t regret it!
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Red Velvet Cake
Cinnamon Butter Cream
Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting
Instructions for Red Velvet Cake
For Cinnamon Buttercream
For Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting
To Assemble Rose Cake
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