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Purple Velvet Cake for Valentines Day

It’s onerous to think about a Valentine’s Day with out Purple Velvet Cake!

And I like making particular person purple velvet cake to present away as items

Red Velvet Cake for Valentines Day

Excellent little truffles to present as items to those you’re keen on!

I even used my Russian Piping Ideas to embellish them with a basket weave design!

Red Velvet Cake for Valentines Day

This cake is so moist with the standard cream cheese filling and icing 

Besides this new recipe for no cream cheese~ no fridge cream cheese icing goes to alter your life!

Red Velvet Cake for Valentines Day

After all you can also make this whole recipe into any dimension pans you favor

This recipe beneath will make 2-8″ cake layers as an alternative of the sheet pan I’m utilizing

Vegan Red Velvet Cake


However if you wish to spend just a little bit extra time on this venture to make these lovable little particular person truffles like I did

You’ll merely bake all of the batter right into a half sheet pan after which minimize out every coronary heart formed layer! *video tutorial hyperlink right here
Completely value the additional effort whenever you give these mini truffles as items to the particular individuals in your life!
If you’re making my particular person coronary heart truffles you will want a coronary heart formed cookie cutter to make the minimize outs

Red Velvet Cake for Valentines Day

The one drawback with doing it that approach is the surplus cake scraps left over when slicing shapes from a sheet cake

However I by no means fret over extra cake scraps since I’ll at all times use it for one thing else later
Like these lovable coronary heart formed cake pops for instance!

Red Velvet Cake Pops

Or these luscious Purple Velvet Cake Balls dipped in white chocolate!

No Dye Red Velvet Cake!

I’ve additionally developed a No Cream Cheese ~ Cream Cheese Icing recipe that’s room temperature steady

Bonus: It doesn’t require utilizing vegan cream cheese which might be troublesome to search out these days

No Shortening Buttercream Icing Recipe

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Notes for Success:

I’m utilizing my No Shortening Buttercream Icing recipe modified for Cream Cheese icing that doesn’t require vegan cream cheese!
Remember to learn the complete weblog put up for that recipe and use the modified “no fridge” cream cheese icing model for the most effective cream cheese icing ever!

Within the video for this recipe I used to be utilizing beet juice for added coloration however I discover this to be an annoying, pointless ingredient so I’ve changed it with extra water

Cocoa powder is crucial ingredient to know when making Purple Velvet Cake

Many individuals suppose Dutch course of is the most effective to make use of and needs to be utilized in all recipes asking for cocoa powder

This isn’t true, and particularly not true of purple velvet truffles



Yield: Serves 8 individuals

Purple Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

Prep Time
2 hours

Cook dinner Time

Whole Time
2 hours Half-hour


  • All Objective Flour 2½ Cups (312g)
  • Granulated Sugar 1½ cups (300g)
  • Baking Soda 1 teaspoon (5g)
  • Salt ½ teaspoon (3g)
  • Pure Cocoa Powder 2 Tablespoons (12g)
  • Vegetable Oil ½ cup (120ml)
  • Plant Milk 1 Cup (237ml) * I like to make use of soy milk
  • Floor Flax Seeds 2 Tablespoons (16g)
  • Sizzling Water 6 Tablespoons (90ml)
  • Purple Meals Shade 1 teaspoon
  • White Vinegar 1 teaspoon
  • Vanilla Extract 1 teaspoon (5ml)
  • 1 Recipe 2-2-2 Cream Cheese Icing


  1. For the Purple Velvet Cake:
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F
  3. Grease & parchment line your cake pan(s)
  4. First mix the flax meal with the recent water and whisk clean, let it stand for five minutes to thicken
  5. Mix the vinegar with the plant milk to bitter
  6. In a big mixing bowl mix the sugar with the oil, & vanilla extract and whisk clean
  7. Add the flax paste and the soured milk and whisk clean
  8. Sift all of the dry components into the sugar/oil combination and whisk clean once more
  9. Add elective purple meals coloration to spike it up then pour right into a greased and parchment lined 12″ X 18″ pan and bake in a preheated 350°F oven for roughly 25-Half-hour or till it’s springy to the contact whenever you gently press the middle
  10. If utilizing 8″ pans divide the batter evenly between each greased & parchment lined pans and bake for roughly 25 minutes, verify with a toothpick to ensure it’s completed.
  11. Cool the cake within the pan after which minimize out the center shapes with a 4″ coronary heart cookie cutter, save the scraps for one more venture like Cake Pops or Purple Velvet Truffles *hyperlinks above in textual content
  12. In the meantime put together the two 2 2 cream cheese icing recipe based on the directions on that recipe put up linked above
  13. Adorn the truffles as you want ~ watch the video tutorial for tips on how to make the basket weave and the Russian piping roses decor


Since there isn’t any vegan cream cheese within the icing, this cake will probably be advantageous at room temperature for as much as 4 days.

For longer storage hold refrigerated for as much as 1 week


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