Lisa, Love your brooches! And to answer your question- Red Velvet is a chocolate cake with red food coloring a cream cheese frosting. Here's link to a photo and recipe http://www.momswhothink.com/cake-recipes/red-velvet-cake-recipe.html
P.S. I'm your newest follower!
thanks, kristy, both for the love and the explanation!
Oh...my...goodness. That is art. Wow. So lovely.