Love and Food

Feel the sweet vibes of the season with food that spells love

Decadent Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup (1 stick) butterLove and Food
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 ounce red food coloring
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5½tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp salt

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Line two muffin trays (of 12 cups each) with baking cups.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar with your cake mixer until light and fluffy.
  4. Add to it the eggs, buttermilk, red food coloring and vanilla; mix well before stirring in the baking soda and vinegar.
  5. Combine the flour, cocoa powder and salt in another bowl and blend it into the batter.
  6. Spoon the mixture into the muffin cups, dividing evenly.
  7. Bake for about 25 minutes – the top of the muffin should spring back when lightly pressed.
  8. Let it cool over a wire rack.
  9. Serve with the frosting of your choice.

 

Fresh Strawberry Delights

Ingredients:

  • 10 fresh strawberries
  • ½ cup softened cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped walnuts/almonds
  • ¾tbsp icing sugar

Method:

  1. Chop one strawberry into cubes and set it aside.Love and Food
  2. Remove the stems of the remaining strawberries in such a way that they can stand erect when arranged on the tray.
  3. Now make cross-section in each strawberry, starting from the pointed ends. Do not cut it through the stem end as the idea is to create wedges in it.
  4. Beat the cream cheese until fluffy and mix in the diced strawberries, nuts and the powdered sugar.
  5. Pour the mixture into a piping bag and carefully fill the wedged sections of the strawberry with it.
  6. Enjoy!

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