Red velvet cake is not red velvet cake without a lot of chocolate and espresso! Otherwise, you just have a regular cake with red dye (which imo tastes bleh)

CEimB Mocha Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake Recipe | Guilty Kitchen
Originally Posted by coilynapp
Red Velvet cake is NOT a chocolate cake or a mocha cake. Also you do not need to use dye you can use beets. Also from what I have read back in the day the color came from a chemical reaction in the ingredients.

http://smittenkitchen.com/2007/09/red-velvet-cake/

Last edited by tae082; 04-09-2012 at 09:45 PM.