Well believe it or not Valentine's Day is only a month away. Red velvetcake seems like the perfect dessert to have for the occasion. Below is a unique red velvet recipe that appears to have more of that yummy cream cheese icing than just a regular slice of cake. Can't wait to try it!
Red Velvet Trifle
Yield: Makes 10 servings
- 1 (18.25-oz.) package DUNCAN HINES Moist Deluxe Red Velvet Cake Mix
- 2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 pt. fresh raspberries
- Garnish: fresh mint sprigs
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare cake batter as directed. Pour batter into a greased and floured 13- x 9-inch pan.
2. Bake at 350° for 28 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
3. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer 1 minute or until creamy. Add yogurt, powdered sugar, and lemon zest. Beat 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of bowl as needed. Cover and chill.
4. Remove cake from oven. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely (about 1 hour).
5. Invert cake onto a cutting board. Cut rounded top off of cake. Trim and discard edges of cake. Cut cake into 32 pieces.
6. Arrange about one-third of cake pieces in a 3-qt. trifle dish. Carefully spread one-third of chilled cream cheese mixture over cake. Repeat layers 2 times, smoothing top layer of cream cheese mixture over cake pieces. Top with raspberries. Cover and chill 1 hour before serving. Garnish, if desired.
(photo and recipe from myrecipes.com)