Nairobi Pink Velvet Cake Recipe

Ausha, a Pink Velvet cake adventurer and food-loving woman, visited Kenya and stumbled upon Tiramisu Bakery in Nairobi and a Pink Velvet cake recipe.

People love cake all over the world. Pink Velvet Cake is often associated with celebrations and special occasions, serving as a centerpiece of joy and togetherness. It symbolizes indulgence, happiness, and sharing moments of delight with loved ones. The moist and fluffy texture of Pink Velvet Cake and the luscious cream cheese frosting create a delightful sensory experience.

Pink Velvet Cake recipe is a special treat for holidays, weddings, birthdays, and funerals. Many African countries are known for their delicious and unique baked goods. For example, South Africa is famous for its milk tart, koeksisters, and malva pudding, while Nigeria is known for its puff puff and chin chin. Other countries like Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia also have their own traditional sweet treats.

Our staff writer Ausha, an adventurous and food-loving woman, visited Kenya and stumbled upon Tiramisu Bakery in Nairobi. There, she discovered a captivating pink velvet cake made with a blend of hibiscus petals and fresh raspberries. The cake's velvety texture and unique floral-tangy flavor enchanted her, creating an unforgettable moment. Ausha savored each bite, grateful for the serendipitous encounter and the sweet memory it became. The pink velvet cake at Tiramisu Bakery symbolized the joys of travel, new experiences, and the delightful surprises that await those who embrace them.

Today, Ausha has achieved a remarkable feat by successfully recreating the adored Pink Velvet cake. This delectable treat will surely please anyone with its moist and fluffy texture, delicate sweetness, and hint of tanginess. Ausha's attention to detail and culinary skills are truly impressive, and it is evident in every bite of this delectable cake.

Pink Velvet Cake Recipe
Indulging in baked goods and desserts is a delight enjoyed throughout diverse African nations, each with its unique blend of flavors and specialties.

Nairobi Pink Velvet Cake Recipe 


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup fresh chopped hibiscus petals
1 cup fresh raspberries
1/2 teaspoon white vinegar

For the frosting:

1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon red food coloring


Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease two 9-inch cake pans.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, vegetable oil, eggs, vanilla extract, and red food coloring.

Gradually mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, stirring until well combined.
Add the white vinegar and stir to combine.

Divide the batter evenly between the two prepared cake pans and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then remove them from the pans and cool completely on a wire rack.

To make the frosting:

In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter until light and fluffy.

Gradually add the powdered sugar, heavy cream, vanilla extract, salt, and red food coloring, beating until well combined.

Once the cakes have cooled, frost the top of one cake with the frosting and then place the second cake on top.

Frost the top and sides of the cake with the remaining frosting.

Serve and enjoy your beautiful pink velvet cake. The cake can be presented and served whole or sliced placed on a decorative cake stand or platter, and guests can help themselves by slicing a piece using a cake knife or server. Pink Velvet cake brings people together in celebration of the sweetness of life.

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