How to make Red Velvet Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting -

Layers of red velvet cake and coconut pecan frosting arranged in wine glasses and served.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Beetroot juice (चुकन्दर का रस), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Red Velvet Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Red Velvet Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting Recipe

  • Beetroot juice 4-5 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + for dusting

  • Butter 1 cup + for greasing

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1? cups

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Eggs 3

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Buttermilk ½ cup

  • Desiccated coconut For topping

  • Coconut pecan frosting

  • Desiccated coconut ¼ cup

  • Pecan chopped ¼ cup

  • Butter 200 grams

  • Icing sugar 100 grams

  • Milk 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C. Grease a baking tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 2

Cream together butter, castor sugar and vanilla essence in a bowl with an electric beater. Break eggs and add and whisk well. Add beetroot juice and whisk well.

Step 3

Sieve together flour and baking powder into the bowl and whisk. Add buttermilk and whisk well. Transfer the batter into the greased tin and tap lightly.

Step 4

Place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 5

To prepare coconut pecan frosting, cream together butter and icing sugar in another bowl with an electric beater.

Step 6

Add pecan and whisk. Add desiccated coconut and whisk. Add milk and whisk well.

Step 7

Fill a piping bag with this frosting.

Step 8

Demould the cake and cut horizontally into 3 equal slices. Further cut roundels with a medium sized cookie cutter. Crumble the remaining cake.

Step 9

Line individual wine glass with one cake roundel. Pipe out frosting and repeat these layers twice. Put some desiccated coconut and some cake crumbs on top.

Step 10

Serve immediately.

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