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Rose's Red Velvet Cake

Rose's Red Velvet Cake

     



INGREDIENTS

Base

1/2 cup vegetable shortening
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 1/2 cups flour
2 tbsp cocoa
1 1/2 cups Chelsea raw sugar
2 oz red food colouring
Pinch of salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp baking soda sprinkled over 1tbsp vinegar




White Chocolate Rose Water Frosting

180g quality white chocolate
7og butter
1 tbsp honey
1/4 cup buttermilk
250g sifted icing sugar
Rose water to taste





METHOD

1. Grease and line 2 cake pans.
2. Heat oven to 180°
3. Cream shortening and sugar. Add vanilla. Add eggs, beating well after each addition.
4. Sift flour salt and cocoa together. Add alternatively with buttermilk.
5. Blend in food colouring then add soda/vinegar mix at last moment. Do not mix the two together until the end!
6. Bake for thirty minutes.
7. Frost when cool.
8. Try not to spit on floor.
9. For the frosting, melt butter and chocolate in microwave on low heat for 1-2 min.
10. Stir to mix, add honey and icing sugar and beat well with a whisk. The mixture should be cool enough to add buttermilk. Keep beating until thick. Mix in rosewater. You can now tint.



These recipes have not been tested by MediaWorks NZ or Chelsea Sugar.

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