Naked Red Velvet Drip Cake

A delicious and pretty cake to make for any occasion, but definitely fitting for something like an anniversary or Valentine’s Day. 

Naked Red Velvet Drip Cake

Naked Red Velvet Drip Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Red velvet heart shaped drip cake with cream cheese buttercream.


  1. Cut a cake board into a heart shape, using your heart shaped cake ring** as a template.
  2. Level the red velvet cakes and use the heart shaped cake ring to cut them into the right shape.
  3. Brush the cakes with some simple syrup.
  4. Pipe or spread a little but of cream cheese buttercream onto the cake board and place on of the cakes onto it.
  5. Pipe or spread on a layer of cream cheese buttercream.
  6. Add on another layer of cake.
  7. Repeat step 5 and 6.
  8. Place in the refrigerator for one hour to firm up a bit.
  9. Remove the excess buttercream using a palette knife.
  10. Optional: add white food colouring into the white chocolate ganache.
  11. Let the chocolate ganache cool a little, before creating the chocolate ganache drip on the cake.
  12. Using a piping bag with a star piping tip, pipe some cream cheese buttercream around the border.
  13. Crumble on some red velvet crumbs.
  14. Optional: add any edible decorations you'd like.


*Baked in a square cake pan (22,5 cm ร— 22,5 cm ร— 5 cm).
**My heart shaped cake ring was from Lares and the broadest part of the heart was 18,5 cm.

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