Red Velvet Crepe Cakes
Total TimePrep: 1-1/4 hours Cook: 25 min.
Makes2 crepe cakes (8 servings each)
Tawny001... If you are going to correct elizabethlove009's use of the word "half" instead of "halved", shouldn't you make sure you spell "sugar" right instead of "sugrar"? Reviews should be comments or suggestions from people who have made the recipe, not to nitpick at someone's use of grammar. I realize I am breaking my own rule since I haven't made it yet, but I think this cake looks amazing and based on the reviews I plan to bake one for a Christmas party next month. I am a person who reads the reviews while deciding whether to try a recipe, and it really bothers me when people make comments which might come across as mean. Just sayin'.
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The only thing nice about this cake is the appearance. Sad to have something so impressive looking taste so terrible. Eaters expect to taste cake, instead they get a flavor that is WAY too eggy covered in too much icing that is too sweet. The eggy texture was tough and made it difficult to cut away each bite with the edge of a fork. I wonder if this could be remedied by making a thicker or lighter flavored crepe. The true test: my kids hated it and I noticed guests dumping significant portions into the trash with their 4th of July paperware. At least the homemade ice cream was a hit so that dessert at the picnic wasn't a complete loss.
I made it using a chocolate cake mix, buttercream filling, and 7 minute frosting over all. It was a huge hit and I didn't have to heat up the house with my oven.
This cake takes more time to make, but it is so good. I put shaved almonds on top of the frosting for an added dimention
great, loved it and will make it again. Will be beautiful at Christmas topped with a silk poinsettia flower.
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I have made this cake 3 different times and each time it was a huge success! Today we changed it up a little and made individual crepe cakes... each cake has 6 layers and we got 12 total individual cakes...it is going to be a fun coffee party!
My wife has made Crepe cakes for about 15 years. Her recipe is different only that she makes regular crepes (no Red Velvet); she adds Cool Whip with the Creme Cheese, confectioners' sugar and lemon juice. She layers two crepes at a time spreading half the frosting between crepes then uses the other half to cover the cake. About 30 crepes are needed using an electric crepe maker. Top with shaved Chocolate. Chill for 2 hours before serving. She does not add allot of sugar.
My husband and I made this cake(s) for our grandchildren's June birthdays. It made a BIG hit with all the dinner guests and especially the birthday kids (two were 11 and one turned 21). The making of the crepes was a little tedious but well worth the time. With two people doing the work it did go faster. We found that we should have put less frosting between the layers so we would have not had to make more frosting to cover the outside. We would make the cake again and again.