Sunday, August 3, 2008

Bella and Edward's Red Velvet Cake

My Twilight Obsessed Friend (TOF) Margaret threw a much-anticipated party for the release of Breaking Dawn, the last book following the story of Bella Swan and her undead paramour, Edward Cullen. In honor of the Twilight Saga, I decided to make a red velvet cake for the occasion. After searching every cookbook in my house for a good recipe and coming up empty-handed, I turned to the internet, the Food Network website to be exact. I decided on Paula Deen's recipe for her Grandma Paul's Red Velvet Cake because it had the most cocoa powder in it. It also had the most red food coloring in it--2 whole bottles! Yikes!

Does that look like blood or what?

The cake and its crumb coat

Finished off with semisweet chocolate curls and raspberries from my very own backyard
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  1. It was divine!!! Thanks for making it!♥

  2. I saw you link on Meg's blog and had to come look at your cake. It is magnificent! I love baking, too. That cake looks simple delish! I will have to try it someday!

  3. I'm so mad at myself for not trying a bite of this that night. It looked amazing!
    Thanks again for the awesome earrings. You're the best.


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