"I came up with this recipe when a friend requested a Red Velvet Cheesecake for his birthday. It is a tradition of mine to make cakes for each of my friends on their birthdays." — debeland
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1 1/4 cups
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/4 teaspoons
red food coloring
1 1/2 teaspoons
distilled white vinegar
unsalted butter, softened
melted unsalted butter
heavy whipping cream
2 (8 ounce) packages
cream cheese, softened
This is my favorite recipe I've ever made!
I cut the red velvet in half at it's diameter, drying out the cake in the oven then blending it into fine crumbs with a food processor. I added about a tablespoon more butter to the crust and packed it into the bottom of a 9 inch pan instead of 10. I then cut the other half in half (so if I used the whole cake I would have had quarters) and then I cut those down the middle as if I was making a layer cake instead of cubing it. After I put my first layer of the cheesecake in the pan, I arranged the sliced cake so it covered the surface completely and then put the remaining cheesecake over it.
The only problem I had was that it didn't really set in the fridge, but I was using light cream cheese so that may have been the problem. I would definitely make this again, as it got eaten in two days!
I LOVE this cheesecake! It is for sure the best cheesecake I've ever had, EVER! I can't get enough of this tasty cheesecake.
OMG! This is sooooo good! This is a keeper!
For a no bake cheesecake this was awesome and very fun! I loved the crust and would never have thought to use cake for one. I am going to experiment with this recipe with other flavors. Thanks so much for sharing this great recipe!
This was perfect. A friend of mine's two favorite desserts are cheesecake and red velvet cake. Together they are heavenly. Strongly recommend this recipe to anyone who loves the sound of two amazing dishes put together.
This was very yummy. i used a red velvet cake mix instead of making one from scratch. The cream cheese mixture is what makes this though. I would like to try it with some other cake flavors as well.
It didnt look so pretty when I was done, but the taste was a big hit.
Yum!! This is a fantastic cheesecake, and it's not "too cheesy" like my brother thinks other cheesecakes are. I will definitely make this again!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Red Velvet-Center Cheesecake
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 337
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