Red Velvet Cake

Baking By Crakerz01 Updated 11 Dec 2006 , 7:10pm by newlywedws

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Crakerz01 Posted 4 Dec 2006 , 8:28pm
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I have never had a red velvet cake before so I was wondering if you could help me... what would be a good filling for the cake? I want to use cream cheese icing but I was wondering if a chocolate ganache would be good as a filling. Your experience with this and ideas are appreciated!

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jacqrose Posted 4 Dec 2006 , 8:34pm
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for red velvet i have always used a cream cheese or buttercream filling.

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SCPATTICAKESCREACTIONS Posted 4 Dec 2006 , 8:41pm
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I use either a cream cheese or cream frosting...
for the cream you take 2T cornstarch and 1 cup of milk and heat stirring constantly until thick. Let cook completely. Cream 2 sticks butter with 1 cup of sugar and 1tsp vanilla, add cooled mixture and beat until light and fluffy. This is the icing my grandmother always used!

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Titansgold Posted 4 Dec 2006 , 8:46pm
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You really just cant go wrong with all cream cheese frosting on a red velvet cake.

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ConnieB Posted 4 Dec 2006 , 8:54pm
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I agree with the cream cheese filling and frosting, that's what RV cake is all about.

P.S. I have also heard that you need to make sure that your RV recipe has vinager in it. That really makes a difference.

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newlywedws Posted 11 Dec 2006 , 7:10pm
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I have a scrumptious red velvet cake that I posted on the recipe area (Sarah's red velvet cake) ironically it uses no vinegar, and you can't tell a difference. I have never used cream cheese frosting on my RVC though, G-g-g Grandma would roll over in her grave!

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