Nadiya Hussain red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, vanilla, fresh strawberries and chocolate recipe on Nadiya’s Fast Flavours

Nadiya Hussain served up a delicious red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, vanilla, fresh strawberries and melted chocolate on Nadiya’s Fast Flavours.

The ingredients are: 250g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing the tins, 300g caster sugar, 3 medium eggs, 50g cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon red gel food colouring, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon almond extract, 300g plain flour, sifted, 1 teaspoon salt, 240ml buttermilk, 1 tablespoon white vinegar and 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda.

For the cream cheese icing: 100g unsalted butter, softened, 600g icing sugar, sifted, 250g full-fat cream cheese and 1 teaspoon vanilla bean extract.




See recipes by Nadiya in her book titled: Nadiya’s Fast Flavours available from Amazon now.

One thought on “Nadiya Hussain red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, vanilla, fresh strawberries and chocolate recipe on Nadiya’s Fast Flavours

  1. My red velvet cake was nor red. I used 1 teaspoon of red gel colouring and wondered why the better was not red. As I had not used food colouring before I thought maybe the red colour appeared deepened during cooking. It doesn’t! So my red velvet cake is just Velvet Cake

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