Trying new recipe today - and it looks revolting, lol...
Black velvet cake. Based on some help from someone here - I used my red velvet (minus the red) - added extra cocoa powder and an oz. of melted chocolate. Then, since I figure it's supposed to be "black" - I added about a tspn. of black coloring.
I'm making some cupcakes (in the oven now) - but I have to say - it looks revolting! Like mud pie or something. lol Gee - can't wait to try it (obviously I have to taste test it before I can sell one to the lady who asked for it.
I'll let you know how it turns out.
Yes please let us know how it turns out. I am always looking for good velvet recipes. Good Luck
oh post a picture! :] what kind of icing does she want on it?
ps- i just googled black velvet and looked at images it doesnt look weird, there was a blue velvet one that did look like moldy cake though haha
Well - it tasted as terrible as I thought the batter looked! But, it just looked like regular dark chocolate cake - so I didn't bother with a picture.
I thought it tasted terrible - added more chocolate baked another couple of cupcakes - still hated it. Ended up using Paula Deen's black velvet recipe - which tasted good - but I won't make it again. After the cupcake - I baked an 8" teir with the cake strips around the outside, and the outside edges didn't cook. So when the middle was done I took it out, and the edges sunk - they were practically raw. So I baked the rest without the strips, and they came out ok. It was very moist and sunk when I stacked it. I had to cut a couple of wedges out of an extra layer (I had extra batter) to raise one side up after I had filled it and let it settle. Again - tasted good - but won't make it again.
Wow that sounds like a lot of work! Sorry it tasted bad the first time, that's why I couldn't eat one of the blue or green velvet it just looks like it is nasty! lol
Sorry it didn't work out the way you planned. I guess I will not be doing that one either. Thanks.