Royal Blue Velvet Cake Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

 

Cake

1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix

1 1/4 cups buttermilk

1/3 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

1 tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa

2 teaspoons royal blue paste food color

1 toothpickful violet paste food color

 

Frosting

1 jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme

1 cup butter or margarine, softened

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1/8 teaspoon salt

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

1. Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom and sides of three 8-inch round cake pans with shortening and lightly flour, or spray with baking spray with flour.

 

2. In large bowl, beat all cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed about 30 seconds or until moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.

 

3. Divide batter evenly among pans. Bake 23 to 28 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched in center. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.

 

4. In large microwavable bowl, microwave marshmallow creme uncovered on High 15 to 20 seconds to soften. Add butter. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in powdered sugar and salt until smooth.

 

5. If necessary, trim rounded tops of two cake layers to flatten before assembling. Place 1 cake layer, top side down, on serving plate; spread with about 1/3 cup frosting. Top with second layer, top side down; spread with about 1/3 cup frosting. Top with untrimmed cake layer, top side up. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting.

  • seeke001 4y

    I would serve this if only to surprise everyone with these amazing colors :) Looks really yummy too :)
  • kellbakes for CraftyBaking.com 4y

    We just recently made a blue velevet cake on www.baking911.com
    Blue Velvet Cake by kellbakes for CraftyBaking.com

    Yours is REALLY blue!
  • Jennuine Captures Photography 4y

    Looks delish!
  • boya45rpm 4y

    うーん
    青でおいしそうなのがすごい!!
  • kmaczuba 4y

    Love the color its beautiful!!
  • dhurricane 4y

    and it's my fav color too!
  • Brigitte 4y

    wow...
  • baking for life 4y

    I am going to make this cake it looks beautiful. Please add how we can make the blue decoration on top. thanks
  • Stephanie 4y

    Wow....that's a beautiful blue!
  • Benoit 3y

    Blue Caramel decorations ? why didn't I think of that earlier. Can you just add food coloring in there?
  • flowersf 3y

    you need to make sure you add A LOT of the blue dye!!!!! I made the top Using Blue melting chocolate and crackled it as it was cooling or you can use it as sugar but dye it blue! Great idea!!!!! Made it for my Dad's wedding!
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