Black Folks Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Black folks Red velvet cake is more than just a white cake dyed red, Red velvet is a celebration cake. After all, for us, red is the color of joy. It's has buttery, with slightly tangy undertones that makes this cake such a sweet treat during the holidays.

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Black folks Red velvet cake is more than just a white cake dyed red, Red velvet is a celebration cake. After all, for us, red is the color of joy. It’s has buttery, with slightly tangy undertones that makes this cake such a sweet treat during the holidays.

It has history in the black community as it originated in a 1911 cookbook “Good Things to Eat,” authored by a former slave, Chef Rufus Estes who included the recipe for a sweet “velvet cake,” enriched with four eggs and almond flour. A true Red velvet cake bursts with flavors of bitter and sweet and has this particular cake has a unique recipe with no boxed red velvet cake mix required.

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