Romantic red velvet bakes for Valentine’s Day

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Classic red velvet cake is one of our favourite treats: a deep red cocoa sponge topped with lots of cream cheese frosting, what's not to like? And once you've mastered the basic red velvet cake recipe, there are plenty of ways you can adapt it to make all kinds of treats. See our 10 ways with red velvet for some ideas...

Red velvet is a trend that is going nowhere. If you have yet to try the delicious, American favourite, you’re in for a treat.

It started with cakes and cupcakes. Chocolaty sponges coloured a ruby red are a special treat for eaters and bakers alike – there’s nothing quite like the reaction of impressed guests when they cut through your cake. Normally teamed with a cream cheese frosting, red velvet cakes are just so darn delicious, we got thinking – how can we continue this theme into other bakes?

Our 9 different ways to make red velvet bakes include cookies, whoopie pies and even a low-calorie option – there’s something for everyone! Now here’s the question: which one will you pick?

Click through to see our best red velvet cake recipes…

First on the list is this delicious red velvet layer cake. An impressive idea for birthday celebrations, this triple-layer red velvet cake is the ultimate centrepiece.

Get the recipe: Triple-layer red velvet cake

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