Two Classic Cakes from German Chocolate Cake batter, makes either one the star. I have to admit I am one of the few people in America that doesn’t get one of the Two Classic Cakes – The Red Velvet Cake. Traditionally a white cake with the barest amount of cocoa colored with red dye to which a bit of vinegar is added to make it even more red which, after baking, is filled and finished with Cream Cheese Frosting.
To make the cake part more interesting at the bakery, we used the Second Classic Cake – the German Chocolate Cake to which we added red dye and a little vinegar. As you can see from the photos – red it is. The cake has one of the most tender crumbs of any cake. Continue reading