May 13, 2014 12:24 AM GMT
NYT: In the pantheon of food-related shark jumps, red velvet cake body mist may well be the greatest leap of all.
Red velvet cake, once a reasonably tender, softly flavored culinary gimmick, has become a national commercial obsession, its cocoa undertones and cream-cheese tang recreated in chemical flavor laboratories and infused into all manner of places cake should not exist.
Cake recipe: http://www.nytimes.com/recipes/1016329/red-velvet-cake.html
Ermine Frosting: http://www.nytimes.com/recipes/1016330/ermine-icing.html