Posted by Basanaki – - Photography by Alan Benson Made popular by New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel, these cakes are five star. Simple to make yet spectacular as a centrepiece, these red velvet cakes with cream cheese icing are luxurious.To prep 30 min - To cook 25 min - 18 Cupcakes Ingredients: 350g (2 1/3 cups) plain flour 2 tbs cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 315g (1 1/2 cups) caster sugar 250ml (1 cup) buttermilk 185ml (3/4 cup) vegetable oil 2 eggs 3 tsp red food colouring 2 tsp white vinegar Dollar Sweets Fairy Fives sprinkles, to decorate frosting 250g pkt cream cheese, at room temperature 100g butter, at room temperature 195g (1 1/4 cups) pure icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp vanilla extract Preparation method: 1) Preheat oven to 180°C.
Posted by Basanaki – - Ingredients:400g butter, softened 2 cups (400g) brown sugar 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1 cup (95g) Cadbury Bournville cocoa 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 cup (250ml) milk 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder 1/3 cup (80ml) boiling water Chocolate icing:250g butter, softened 3 cups (450g) icing sugar mixture 2/3 cup (70g) Cadbury Bournville cocoa 1/4 cup (60ml) milk Preparation method: Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line the base and sides of two 20cm round cake pans with baking paper.Use an electric mixer to beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until pale and creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition