Valentine's Day

Red Velvet Cheesecake

The creamiest, fluffiest, most luscious cheesecake sandwiched between two perfectly moist red velvet layers. Coat it in sweet cream cheese frosting and throw on a chocolate ganache drip.

Step 1

Grease and flour two cake pans. Combine butter and sugar.  Add eggs and beat.  Add vanilla. Mix cocoa powder and red food coloring.  Blend into the butter.

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Combine Ingredients

Step 2

Combine dry ingredients in a bowl.  Add half to butter mixture, and half of the buttermilk.  Mix vinegar and repeat. Divide cake batter to two pans.  Bake for 18-22 minutes.

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Bake Red Velvet Cake

Step 3

Grease and line a springform pan. Beat cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch. More cream cheese. Beat until smooth. Add sugar and vanilla.  Add eggs.  Don't overmix.

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Cheesecake Ingredients

Step 4

Pour batter in pan. Place in a shallow pan with hot water. Bake until golden brown. Remove cheesecake from water bath to a wire rack.  Refrigerate.

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Bake the Cheesecake

Step 5

Frost the bottom tier of red velvet. Layer cheesecake on top.  Frost then add the top red velvet cake. Frost the cake. Make chocolate ganache and pour on the sides.

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Assemble the Cake

Serve to your special someone!

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