🍰💜 Purple Velvet Cake 💜🍰

This stunning Purple Velvet Cake is a twist on the classic red velvet cake, featuring a vibrant purple hue and a rich, moist texture. Perfect for any special occasion, this cake is sure to impress with its unique color and delicious flavor.

📋 Ingredients:

For the Cake:

  • 🌾 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 🍬 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 🌿 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 🧂 1 teaspoon salt
  • 🌿 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 🥚 2 large eggs
  • 🥛 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 🥛 1 cup buttermilk, room temperature
  • 🌿 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 🍋 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 🌿 1 ounce purple gel food coloring (adjust as needed for desired color)

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 🧀 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 🧈 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 🍬 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 🌿 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

📝 Directions:

  1. Preheat Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour three 9-inch round cake pans or line them with parchment paper.
  1. Mix Dry Ingredients:
  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder.
  1. Mix Wet Ingredients:
  • In another large bowl, whisk together the eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, vanilla extract, and white vinegar until well combined.
  • Add the purple gel food coloring to the wet ingredients, adjusting the amount until you achieve your desired shade of purple.
  1. Combine Ingredients:
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  1. Bake the Cakes:
  • Divide the batter evenly among the prepared cake pans.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and let the cakes cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  1. Prepare the Frosting:
  • In a large bowl, beat the softened cream cheese and butter together until smooth and creamy.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Mix in the vanilla extract until the frosting is smooth and well combined.
  1. Assemble the Cake:
  • Place one cake layer on a serving plate and spread a generous amount of cream cheese frosting on top.
  • Place the second cake layer on top and repeat with more frosting.
  • Place the third cake layer on top and frost the top and sides of the cake with the remaining frosting.
  1. Serve:
  • Slice and serve your beautiful Purple Velvet Cake. Enjoy!

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Servings: 12 servings

Calories: 450 kcal per serving

💡 Notes:

  • For a deeper purple color, you can add a few drops of red and blue food coloring in addition to the purple gel.
  • Make sure the cream cheese and butter are at room temperature to ensure a smooth frosting.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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