Classic “Red Velvet”
Red Velvet is an American classic. Cake with a subtle chocolate flavor made from scarlet-colored cakes, contrasting with white cream, became popular in the military in the 1940s. Between the II World and the main chip of the cake – a bright color – there is a direct connection.
Because of the lack of many products in sufficient quantities, cooks and pastry chefs of that time experimented a lot with the cheapest ingredients, including beetroot juice. The original coloring of the cake was made with its help and only later it was supplanted by artificial food colors.
There is no stopping at all: beets are one of the most inexpensive and at the same time festive products in color. Her unusual color more than once rescued different countries in difficult times. Continue reading