Low Fat/low Cal Red Velvet Recipe???

Baking By frostedbakery Updated 24 Apr 2011 , 11:46pm by MimiFix

frostedbakery Posted 24 Apr 2011 , 10:52pm
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hi icon_smile.gif i have a client who would like me to make some red velvet cupcakes but using applesauce and honey instead of butter and sugar...i have googled and searched a few online recipe sites but found nothing. so, if you have a great recipe or the link to one i would greatly appreciate it!!!! thanks icon_smile.gif

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MimiFix Posted 24 Apr 2011 , 11:46pm
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If applesauce and honey are used instead of sugar and butter, the flavor is no longer Red Velvet. The texture is no longer a tender cake. I hope your client understands that. If you want to try making this client happy, use your Red Velvet Cake recipe and make minor substitutions. For instance, instead of 1 cup sugar, use 7/8 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons honey.

I've met these customers many many times throughout my career. Good luck, hon.

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