Red Velvet


Memorial Weekend is around the corner, are you planning a BBQ? or maybe bring some food to the office? Here a traditional Red Velvet cake. To make it more festive you could place a layer of blueberries and raspberries with the filling. 

Another idea will be replacing one layer with blue food coloring and making a layer of each color. 

Red Velvet with Cream Cheese Frosting





Makes: 40 churros 
         Prep time:         Cook time:

  • 500 gr All-purpose flour
  • 5 gr Sugar
  • 10 gr Salt
  • Frosting:
  • 452 gr Philadelphia cream cheese (I like to use Philadelphia)
  • 110 gr Butter
  • 10 gr Vanilla extract
  • 440 gr Powdered sugar

  1. Combine the flour, salt, and sugar on a medium bowl.
  2. Pour the water into a medium pot over high heat. When you see small bubbles all over the bottom of the pot, pour the flour while using a wooden or plastic spoon to mix. At the same time, start pre-heating the oil on a deep frying pan (I like to use a wok, since it is deep).
  3. You will continue mixing until the water is absorb by the flour and the dough does not stick to the pot.
  4. Lightly flour the surface and let the dough cooldown. Once it cools down, place the dough in the churro machine, and start making the churros.
  5. FROSTING: using electric mixer, beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl until smooth. Beat in vanilla. Add sugar and beat until smooth.

**Make Ahead: The batter can be refrigerated for several hours; bring to room temperature before baking.

Romina Naparstek