Red Velvet Decadence with Cream Cheese Frosting and Chocolate Ganache

 

Red Velvet Decadence with Cream Cheese Frosting and Chocolate Ganache

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 1 pack Maya Decadence Red Velvet Cake Mix 400g
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup+ 1 tablespoon water
  • 3 pieces eggs

Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1 package cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar more may be added depending on the consistency desired
  • 3/4 cup chilled heavy cream

Ganache:

  • 500 grams callebaut bars chopped
  • 200 grams all purpose cream
  • 1/4 cup butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg F / 177 deg C. Line two 7 x 1/2-inch round pans. Set aside Combine cake mix and eggs in a bowl. Beat until well blended. Pour mixture into prepared pans and bake for 15-17 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cakes comes out clean. 

Prepare vanilla cream cheese frosting:

  1. Beat cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla extract until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar until smooth. In a separate bowl whip chilled heavy cream until double in size. Fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture. 

Prepare ganache:

  1. Melt all together in a heavy sauce pan. Stir until ingredients are well-incorporated. 

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