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Red Velvet Crepe Cake Recipe (video)


Get yourself ready for the most stunning, festive crepe cake ever! This red velvet crepe cake recipe is a true show-stopper! Delicate red crepes are filled with whipped cream frosting, then garnished with drizzled white chocolate, loads of berries and additional whipped cream for the ultimate presentation. Every bite of this crepe cake is light, airy and absolutely delicious. I love that it’s not too sweet so you can truly enjoy a large slice of this epic cake and not feel overwhelmed! Serve this at any holiday gathering, special occasion or celebration to ‘wow’ your guests!

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Red Velvet Crepe Cake

Crepe cakes are all about the layers upon layers of thin crepes! I love the red velvet twist on this cake – it really makes it extra special! The history of the original red velvet cake can be traced back to the 1920’s, when this cake was served in the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York.

Housewives picked up the recipe and began serving it for Christmas and Valentine’s Day. The color of the cake comes from cocoa powder and red food coloring, which lends this cake that deep rich red mahogany color. A cake that has been around for almost a hundred years deserves a special place in every baker’s kitchen. This red velvet crepe cake is a unique and delicious reinterpretation!

Whipped Cream Frosting

And to keep all those crepes together, I use a super fluffy and creamy white chocolate and cream cheese whipped cream frosting. This cream cheese frosting is the bomb!! You will literally want to eat it by the spoonful, it’s soo good! I want to eat this frosting with every dessert! It’s the perfect complement to the crepes and any crepe cake recipe! If you want a more in-depth tutorial on the frosting, check out my ‘Berry Whipped Cream’ or ‘Whipped Cream Frosting’ recipes for step-by-step instructions!

Non-Alcoholic Substitutes 

This multi-layered crepe cake recipe starts with easy and delicious red velvet crepe batter, made with a hint of chocolate thanks to chocolate liqueur and cocoa powder. If you don’t want to add alcohol to the batter (it will cook out!), add 1/4 cup (50 g) white granulated sugar and an additional 2 tablespoons cocoa powder to the batter. Make sure to add lots of red food coloring for brightly colored crepes!

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Looking for more Red Velvet cakes and dessert? I have several on my blog – check these out!

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This non-stick crepe pan will make making crepes a breeze!
I love my Ninja blender! Using a blender for crepes makes the batter super smooth!
And my number-one used item, my KitchenAid stand mixer!

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