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Red Velvet Cheesecake

This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It’s as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Red Velvet Cheesecake

If you love red velvet cake and cheesecake as much as I do, then you will love this recipe. It’s as if the two came together and had a baby with this easy Red Velvet Cheesecake Recipe.

Red Velvet Cheesecake Overhead. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

An easy red velvet cheesecake recipe boosts a moist red velvet cake layer, topped with a creamy and smooth cheesecake. To tie everything together this easy cake is topped with homemade cheesecake icing. Sprinkle some colorful sprinkles on top and then serve to your friends and family.

Red Velvet Layer

  • Dry Ingredients. Flour, Sugar, Cocoa powder, Baking soda, Salt
  • Wet Ingredients: Egg, Vegetable oil, Milk, Vanilla, Red food coloring

Cheesecake Layer

  • Cream cheese, Sugar, Egg, Sour cream, Heavy whipping cream, Vanilla extract, Salt.
Red Velvet Cheesecake Baked. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Obsessed as I am with all things sweet and delicious? Then you will love this small-batch Red Velvet Cheesecake. This recipe yields a delicious 2 layer cake that is perfect for any occasion. I used 7-inch springform pans but please feel free to use what you have on hand.

This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Stacking The Layers

To stack the layers it is important to note that it is best to work with the layers after they have been fully cooled. I like to pop my cheesecake layer in the freezer for at least an hour, and the red velvet cake in the fridge for 30 minutes. Allowing them to set and cool makes them easier to work with.

This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Trim The Red Velvet Cake

First, we will start with trimming down the red velvet cake layer. It is important to trim the excess red velvet cake from the top, to create a flat leveled area for the cheesecake layer.

Then just pop the cheesecake layer on top and then decorate with the icing. Serve immediately or cover tightly and store it in the fridge.

Red Velvet Cheesecake Topped with Icing. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Icing

This easy cream cheese icing really brings together this Red Velvet Cheesecake recipe. While this cream cheese icing is delicious, it is optional and you can omit it from the recipe if you wish. I myself have a huge sugar tooth so I layered our red velvet cheesecake with a nice amount of this delicious icing.

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 pack softened cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Icing Directions

Mix powdered sugar, softened cream cheese, butter, and vanilla extract together with an electric mixer until smooth. It should only take a few minutes for it to come together. Ice/pipe as desired. I use a piping bag or storage bag if I’m in a pinch.

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Red Velvet Cheesecake In Process. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.
Yield: 8

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet Cheesecake

This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients

Cheesecake Layer

  • 1 package softened cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbs sour cream
  • 2 tbs heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Red Velvet Layer

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 oz red food coloring

Instructions

Cheesecake Layer

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, eggs, and sour cream together with an electric hand mixer until smooth. Next, mix in sour cream, whipping cream, and vanilla. Mix again until smooth.
  3. Prepare a springform pan by spraying it with nonstick and lining the bottom and halfway up the sides with parchment paper. Wrap a layer of foil around the outside bottom and sides to seal it so nothing will come in/out. Pour your cheesecake mixture into the pan.
  4. Place springform pan on top of a roasting pan with a little water in the bottom of it (just enough to cover the bottom)
  5. Bake for 40 minutes or until the top is set. Check after 30 minutes to make sure it doesn’t burn.
  6. When fully cooked, let cool for an hour, then freeze until you have your red velvet layer cooked.

Red Velvet Layer

  1. Combine flour, baking soda, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Add egg, oil, milk, food coloring, and vanilla and beat with an electric mixer until evenly blended.
  2. Pour into a cake pan or prepared springform pan, and bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes.
  3. When finished, let cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, assemble your layers on a cake server: red velvet on the bottom, and cheesecake on the top.
  5. Frost with cream cheese icing or buttercream and pipe decorations as desired. Dust with red sprinkles on top.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 521Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 27gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 456mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 1gSugar: 34gProtein: 5g
Red Velvet Cheesecake Step 1. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.
Red Velvet Cheesecake Step 2. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.
Red Velvet Cheesecake Step 3. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.
Red Velvet Cheesecake Step 4. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.
Red Velvet Cheesecake Step 5. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.
Red Velvet Cheesecake Step 6. This beautiful 2 layered Red Velvet Cheesecake is made with a moist red velvet cake and a smooth, creamy cheesecake layer on the top. It's as if a cake and cheesecake had a baby, both layers made with love and topped with a cream cheese frosting.
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