Red Velvet Disaster!!! Help

Baking By janetbakes Updated 6 Aug 2013 , 1:43am by kikiandkyle

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janetbakes Posted 4 Aug 2013 , 6:47pm
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I need red velvet for a few projects coming up. I have tried the Divascancook recipe and it was way too soft. Woudnt hold up under fondant and defintly cant sculpt with it but tasted good. Then I tried a recipe that call for DH red velvet mix with white choco pudding added I think it was called the Red Velvet Redux. It had a good texture and color but taste was bland. I am in need of a seriously good red velvet I can use under fondant and sculpt. Please help... Send me recipes you guys have actually tried

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sarahgale314 Posted 5 Aug 2013 , 2:39am
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AI like the recipe at joyofbaking.com

Rose Levy Beranbaum's recipe in Rose's Heavenly Cakes is my favorite, flavor wise, but it's extremely light and fluffy. The joyofbaking one is more dense.

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janetbakes Posted 5 Aug 2013 , 2:40am
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AThank you very much

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sweets2thesweet Posted 5 Aug 2013 , 9:40pm
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Bobby Flay's Red Velvet on Food Network is my favorite recipe.  It's on the denser side and would be good for sculpting and fondant.
 

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BatterUpCake Posted 5 Aug 2013 , 9:52pm
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Red velvet WASC. I use the regular WASC recipe http://www.food.com/recipe/white-almond-sour-cream-wedding-cake-69630 but I use 1 1/2c flour and 1/2c coco powder instead of 2c flour. I don't use almond just vanilla...yesterday when I made it I replaced 1/2 the water with vanilla creamer

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ddaigle Posted 5 Aug 2013 , 10:01pm
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BatterUp...why not WASC up a red velvet mix?   Just curious.   That's what I do...but I am so over red velvet and cringe when I get an order for it. 

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BatterUpCake Posted 5 Aug 2013 , 10:07pm
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OOPs...I did mean that!!!! So do what I sai in the last post BUT USE RED VELVET INSTEAD OF WHITE!!!

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janetbakes Posted 5 Aug 2013 , 10:34pm
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LOL Ok thanks ladies. I have a DH Red Velvet mix Im going to give it a try along with the Caveman Raven's REd Velvet recipe. Let yall know how it turns out

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kikiandkyle Posted 6 Aug 2013 , 1:43am
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AI like the Georgetown Cupcakes red velvet recipe, that's my go to. It's never failed me yet.

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