Blue Velvet Cake

HOW TO MAKE A BLUE VELVET CAKE

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INGREDIENTS

  • Whole milk
  • Vanilla extract
  • Unsalted sweet cream butter
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Eggs
  • Solar Sky Blue gel food color
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips

HOW TO MAKE A BLUE VELVET CAKE

Cake Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray all 3 cake pan with pam baking spray and set aside

  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the milk and vanilla and set aside

  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder

  • Alternating between the milk and dry ingredients, gradually pour into the butter mixture.

  • Mixing on low to medium speed until combined

  • Using another large mixing bowl and a hand mixer, beat the eggs until stiff peaks form

  • Fold into the cake batter

  • Mix in the sky blue gel food coloring until combined

  • Divide the batter evenly between the three cake pans

  • Bake in the oven for 23-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in the center

  • Allow the cakes to cool completely before removing from cake pans

  • Place the cakes onto a cutting board

  • Using a cake slicer, remove the domes from the cakes

  • Place one layer of cake onto the cake board

Frosting directions:

  • Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients together until stiff peaks form. About 5-7 minutes

  • Scoop about 1 C of frosting onto the first layer and smooth out with a angled spatula

  • Place the second layer of cake onto the first layer of frosting

  • Scoop another cup of frosting onto the second layer of cake and smooth with evenly

  • Place the remaining layer on top of the cake

  • Scoop about 2 C of frosting onto the cake and frost the entire cake

  • Mix in the sky blue gel food coloring into the remaining frosting

  • Scoop about ½ C of the sky blue frosting into the piping bag

  • Scoop remaining frosting into the large piping bag with star tip

  • Pipelines of the blue color onto the entire cake using the disposable piping bag smooth evenly so that the colors blend