A traditional recipe and history for Red Velvet Cake from food historian Gil Marks on The History Kitchen
With a whopping 43 percent of the vote, the winner of Carla's viewer's choice dish is red velvet cake!
Red Velvet Cake
The bright hue of this cake recipe will make it a holiday hit for the Fourth of July or Christmas./
My attempt at developing a great Red Velvet Cake was such a success that I couldn't stop there. The texture was so light, moist and tender that I couldn't help but try other flavor variations.
All Natural Red Velvet Cake Recipe This is made with beet puree instead of food dye. Before you say, 'Gross!' I've heard that this is how they used to make it back in the day -when chocolate was rationed.