How To: Red, White and Blue Velvet Cake
Red velvet cake has become an American favorite; add in blue and white layers, and you'll have a showstopping Fourth of July dessert.
Red, White and Blue Velvet Cake
Learn how to make this Fourth of July dessert with our easy step-by-step instructions.
For the ingredients list, go to the Red, White and Blue Velvet Cake recipe.
How to make the cake:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and prepare the cake pans and make the batter as directed in the recipe.
Divide the batter into three bowls. Add the red food coloring to one of the bowls. Repeat with the blue food coloring.
Cool, Then Cut
Mix and Match for Multicolored Cake Layers
Note: Layers for two cakes are pictured here.
Make the frosting:
Follow the instructions in the recipe to make the cream cheese frosting.
Build your cake:
Apply a crumb coating:
Here is a video on how to crumb coat your cake.
Add the star:
Apply the finishing touches:
Decorate around the blue decorating sugar with small red stars. To use the pastry bag for piping stars, see this how-to video: How to use a Pastry Bag for Piping Stars.
Voila! Red, White and Blue Velvet Cake
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