Step 1
  • Take Sour Cream, Eggs and Cream Cheese out of the fridge and bring up to room temperature. Preheat Oven/Smoker to 160c/320f.
Step 2
  • Break down biscuit in food processor,  melt butter and add to biscuit. Line Springform Tin with Baking Paper and push down biscuit base in the Tin.
Step 3
  • Bake biscuit base for 10 minutes, take out and let it rest until cool. Mix the cream cheese, vanilla & sour cream together until smooth. Add cocoa powder, sugar, red colouring, vinegar and flour and mix.
Step 4
  • Add eggs to mixture 1 by one. Be sure not to over work eggs as it can cause it to split. Place Cream Cheese Mixture on top of biscuit base and bake/smoke for 45 minutes or until set with slight wiggle in the middle. Shut off oven and leave wedge in oven door to let it cool down slowly.
Step 5
  • Once cake has cooled down, place in the fridge for min 4 hours. (recommended overnight) Once set in fridge, decorate to your hearts content. Sprinkle top of cake with Strawberry Shortcake and top with Strawberry topping.
TIP: Vinegar really brings out the red velvet flavour.


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