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Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Red Velvet Cake, by , is from The Martinez Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Aunt Sadie Haney Freeman
Added: Sunday, April 15, 2007


21/2 cups Self Rising Flour
1 cup Buttermilk
1/12 cups Crisco Oil
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. Red Food Color
1 tsp. Cocoa
1 tsp. White Vinegar
2 large eggs

8 oz. cream cheese
1 stick butter or margarine
1 box powdered sugar

Blend vegetable oil and sugar together ,mix well, then add eggs
one at a time. Alternate flour mix and buttermilk, be sure to mix
after adding flour or buttermilk. Then mix in all of the other
The batter will fill 5 round cake pans, fill them and bake at 350
until done, toothpick must come out clean. Let cool completly
and frost the cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Aunt Sadie's recipe, she make so many of these cakes
that everyone lost count.




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