Happy Valentine’s Day

Red Waldorf Bundt (Red Velvet)
Red Waldorf Bundt (Red Velvet)

Last night I made a Red Waldorf (aka Red Velvet) cake with cream cheese frosting. Hidden inside were balls of pink and purple cake-pop dots, that could have been skipped, but were fun to try.

I used the Better Homes and Garden’s cake recipe (found here), but skipped their frosting, opting for a cream cheese frosting recipe found here, thinning it out a touch with a splash of milk. (I opted to go with the BHG cake recipe instead of the one on that page.) I used Nordic Ware Cake Pops Baking Pan to make the dots inside (not seen in my photo, sorry!) and this page, that I found originally through Pinterest, for inspiration.

The dots inside didn’t work as well, because I baked the cake in a bundt pan. It just wasn’t surprising enough. A note for the bundt pan recipe – I dropped the temp in the oven to 325°F to bake, and baked for 40-50 minutes, checking with a skewer to make sure it was cooked through.

Whether partnered or single, I wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day. Treat yourself to something delicious today!