There is nothing to top a dessert than a creamy cake at the end of the dinner. Serving a cake at different events is the tradition which has been followed for a long time now. Not only in several events, but if you are visiting your friends and family, taking a cake with you may offer a more welcoming meeting. The cakes ranges in size and can be made for a few people for a small party or to a very large one such as in a big event like a wedding which serves hundreds of people.
There are many types of wedding cakes which are made by different pastry chefs; the frosted cakes have been always popular as a large amount of cream is present in them, white cakes allows the addition of different flavor content between the layers of the cake and the type which we want to discuss is the red velvet cake.
Red velvet cake has a dark red, or a bright red or a reddish-brown color. This cake is mostly prepared as a layer cake which is then topped with cream cheese or with a cooked roux icing and the red color of the cake is given to it with the use of red food coloring or beetroot. Common ingredients for this cake include butter, cocoa, buttermilk, and flour. This kind of cake is becoming more and more popular as the time goes on, especially in the United States and several European countries. Many can also attribute the popularity of these cakes to the 1989 movie called Steel Magnolias which had a red velvet groom’s cake which was made looking like an armadillo. Hence, this cake can easily turn the hearts of many with its impeccable taste and amazing looks.