Red Velvet Cake Bites with Fresh Raspberries

Red Velvet Cake Bites with Fresh Raspberries

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Sweet Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake recipe, Dessert Recipe, red velvet cake bites, red velvet cake bites with raspberries, red velvet cake recipe, Snack Recipe

Ingredients

(Makes 30-35 bites)

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1  egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¾ cup lowfat buttermilk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • tsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp red food coloring
  • 2 ¼ cup whole-wheat flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp cocoa

Toppings:

  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • Fresh raspberries

Instructions

METHOD

  • Cream butter and sugar.  Add applesauce and egg and mix well.  Blend in vanilla, buttermilk, lemon juice, lemon zest and food coloring.  Mix well.
  • Combine dry ingredients and add slowly to mixture, stirring well.  Pour batter into pans that have been sprayed with cooking spray.  Spread batter to a depth of only ½ or ¾ inch thick.  Bake in 350 degree oven for approximately 15 minutes.
  • Allow to cool before frosting.  Set on a flat surface while preparing topping.

METHOD ABOUT TOPPING:

  • Melt chocolate in microwave or using double boiler.
  • Using a knife, spread a thin layer of chocolate on top of cake, then set raspberries in straight rows (so that there will be 1 raspberry at the center of each cake bite.)
  • Cut into small squares and serve!

Notes

70 calories, 1.5g fat, 5.6g sugar, 12.9g carbohydrates, 1.4g protein


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