(Closed) Red Velvet or Devil’s Food?

posted 7 years ago in Food
Post # 3
808 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I don’t really care for chcolate cake- but I love red velvet!  Yummm!  However if I was attending your wedding, I would most def. have the almond cake!  Yum!  Almond is my favorite dessert flavor!

Post # 4
6394 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Devil’s food is a lot richer than red velvet. Honestly, I’m not a big fan of it. But I’m just one person, lol, so do what you want! 🙂

Post # 5
241 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

How about yellow cake w/ chocolate frosting? LaughingHahaha, that is my absolute favorite. 

Isn’t Devil’s Food similar to chocolate? I may be wrong; I’m not really a fan of both.  BUT I LOVE RED VELVET! Cream cheese icing…yum yum yum yum yummmmm.

Post # 6
9029 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

we are having red velvet cake, its lovely and lots of people like it

Post # 7
383 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Isn’t Red velvet just colored Devils food?

Post # 8
1553 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

They are pretty similar, though it varies depending on who makes the cake.  The big difference is the frosting.  Devil’s food usually has chocolate and red velvet has cream cheese.  Can you have a tasting and have a side-by-side comparison?

Without tasting, I’d go with the devil’s food just because I’ve had some bad experiences with red velvet cakes that were just a devil’s food cake anyway with food coloring….and the food coloring gave it just a hint of an off taste.  Besides, I like chocolate frosting better than cream cheese..but that’s just my opinion.

Post # 9
24 posts
  • Wedding: July 2012

Devil’s food for sure!  Red Velvet has all of a sudden become popular, but I’ve never found it to be very tasty. I think it’s all of the dye. 

Post # 10
955 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I am not a fan of Devil’s food cake…but love red velvet:)

Post # 11
133 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I’ve had red velvet and devils food cake and I don’t care for Devils food at all. It’s TOO rich and with frosting, yuck. :/ Red Velvet is definitely better in my opinion.

Post # 12
254 posts
Helper bee

I had red velvet and loved it, but my baker was so worried the color would bleed through the white icing.  I had to sign a waiver and everything (it ended up totally fine).  So if you’re on the fence and are wanting white icing (in August especially) you might go devils food. For some reason the chocolate was fine (I guess, she never mentioned anything about that layer)?  The red vevlet was so delicious though, and if I were choosing on taste red velvet for sure!

Post # 13
75 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church / Rosebank Winery

How can you go wrong with either!!??  But if it were a life or death situation and I must chose, I may just side ever so slightly with red velvet.

Post # 14
5095 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’m shocked that so many people don’t like devil’s food cake!!!  But then I’m the person who likes the richest, most chocolatey cake there is. I would vote for Dear Fiance, because you are having two other non-chocolate options. Give the chocoholics a little love! 🙂

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