Made this today and it came out heavenly! My hubby had 4 slices!

Greetings, culinary adventurers! Today, I’m thrilled to share a recipe that’s as enchanting and playful as it is delectable – the Purple Velvet Cake. While the classic red velvet cake holds a special place in our hearts, it’s time to infuse some fun into our baking with a vibrant purple twist. This delightful cake is perfect for any celebration, from birthday bashes and baby showers to a simple, joyous family dinner. Its unique color and luxurious texture make it a surefire centerpiece that will spark conversations and dazzle your guests.

Originating from the Victorian era’s opulence, velvet cake was a symbol of elegance and a treat reserved for special occasions. We’re channeling that historical charm with a contemporary flair, promising a cake that impresses both visually and gastronomically.

Pair this stunning cake with simple sides like vanilla bean ice cream, whipped cream, or a fresh berry salad to complement its rich flavor. It’s also a fantastic addition to a brunch table, served with your favorite coffee or a glass of cold milk.

Purple Velvet Cake Recipe
Servings: 12


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon fine salt

1 teaspoon cocoa powder

1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature

2 large eggs, at room temperature

2 tablespoons (1 oz.) purple food coloring

1 teaspoon white distilled vinegar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream cheese frosting (homemade or store-bought)





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