345gCake flour ( Refer to notes below on how to make cake flour with all purpose flour)
1tspBaking soda Bicarbonate soda
240mlOil Vegetable, Canola, sunflower oil
2 1/2 tbspRed colouring
240mlButtermilk ( Refer to notes for substitutions)
Cream cheese frosting
60gButter Unsalted& soften
225gSoft icing sugar
Preheat oven to 180C, Line 1 round 24cm baking tray with oil paper on the bottom.
Step 1 ( Flour mix)
In a large bowl, sieve flour, baking soda, salt, cocoa powder and leave aside
Step 2 (Cake batter)
In a cake mixer cream butter and sugar together, gradually add the eggs, oil, vanilla, vinegar, buttermilk , red colouring
Then add the flour Mix ( step 1 ) and reduce speed or fold it by hand
Pour the mixture into the prepared lined tray
Bake in the oven for 180C for 25-30 mins until fully baked
Take off the oven, let it cool down completely before taking it out of the trays, let it cool down on wire racks (The cake will be super moist and crumbly if it is too hard to handle, leave in the fridge to harden up)
Cream cheese icing
Place the softened butter & cream cheese in the cake mixer with the whisk attachment and mix until soft and creamy
Add the icing sugar, vanilla and whisk further for 1 minute. Check consistency and use the icing to decorate the cake as you wish.
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