Eggless Red Velvet Heart Cake Recipe
A heart-shaped cake for your special one. What can be better than this? Valentine’s Day is here and so is the time to celebrate the most beautiful feeling of love. Why buy gifts from the market, when you can make your loved ones feel special by baking a Red Velvet Cake at home? Not just your partner, you can bake this cake for your family and friends as well. Red Velvet usually contains eggs but if you are a pure vegetarian, then this cake recipe is perfect for you. Even though this Red Velvet Cake recipe doesn’t contain eggs, it still has the same fluffy and soft texture. To make the cake look even better, we have prepared a frosting as well. You can also use chocolate pieces to decorate the cake. Occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and date nights too are perfect occasions to bake this cake. If you like to try out new recipes at home, then quickly bookmark this cake recipe. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below.
How to make Eggless Red Velvet Heart Cake
Step 1 Preheat the oven and prepare the mold
Preheat the oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Line two 8’’ heart-shaped cake molds with butter and flour-dust them.
Step 2 Mix the dry ingredients
Sieve flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt together into a large bowl. Give a mix.
Step 3 Prepare the batter
Beat unsalted butter and icing sugar till creamy and smooth with a handheld whisker on medium-high speed. It will take about 4 minutes. Once it is smooth, add sour cream, vanilla essence and vinegar. Mix till it forms a batter.
Step 4 Add food colour
Keep the electric whisk on and add flour to the batter. Now add buttermilk and mix well, Beat the mixture and add red food colour to it.
Step 5 Time to bake the cake
Pour the batter into the prepared cake molds and bake them for about 25 –30 minutes. Once baked, let the cake rest in the mold for some time and then take it out on a cooling rack and allow it to cool.
Step 6 Prepare the frosting
Take icing sugar and butter in a bowl and beat it until creamy and smooth texture. Then add vanilla and a pinch of salt and beat until smooth. Add the rest of the sugar and beat until well incorporated. Add food colour and beat in the slightly cold cream cheese.Beat for 2 minutes, or until well incorporated, fluffy, and spreadable.
Step 7 Assemble the cake
Slice the sponge cake into three layers. Place the 1st cake layer flat side down on a cake stand. Spread evenly about 1 cup of prepared frosting on it with a flat spatula. Place the second cake layer on top of the first layer. Use the remaining frosting on the cake.
Step 8 Ready to be served
You can decorate the cake as per your choice and serve.