Sunday, December 12, 2010

'Tis the Season (for Red Velvet)

I can't think of a better time of year to make red velvet. If you're looking for some holiday baking inspiration, I've included links to some fun red velvet recipes. I haven't been able to try them all, but can certainly vouch for the sources: from Southern Living, Paula Deen and a few of my favorite baking bloggers. These recipes are sure to get you right into the holiday spirit:

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Red Velvet Brownies
Red Velvet Bread Pudding
Red Velvet Souffl├ęs w/ Whipped Sour Cream
Red Velvet Trifle
Red Velvet Torte w/ White Truffle Frosting
Red Velvet Cheesecake
Red Velvet Fudge
Red Velvet Peppermint Cake
Red Velvet Angel Food Cake

But say you don't feel like baking. How about cozying up next to the fire with a warm cup of Red Velvet Hot Cocoa?

Or maybe you're having guests over for breakfast and want to whip up a simple holiday inspired treat? Just make a batch of my red velvet pancakes and buy a few of these cute little mitten pancake molds from Crate&Barrel (for less than $5 each). Pipe some cream cheese frosting onto the bottom of the mittens, and voila: red velvet pancake mittens!

3 comments:

  1. Whoa, that's a lot of red velvet recipes. I'll have to try the red velvet hot cocoa(:

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  2. I'm so happy I found your blog! I have been having the most difficult time finding a decent Red Velvet recipe...So I can't wait to try one of yours! Lovin' It!
    Kirsten

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  3. Thanks Kirsten! Even after baking red velvet over and over again, my favorites are still: http://www.velveteenbaker.com/2010/07/quest-for-perfection.html and http://www.velveteenbaker.com/2010/10/much-ado-about-cake-balls.html

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