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Mother's Red Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Audrey Larsen, my mother
Added: Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. plus 1 tbsp. crisco
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 oz. red food coloring
1 tbsp. cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. salt
1 c. buttermilk
2 1/4 c. cake flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. vinegar

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, sugar and eggs. Make paste of food coloring, cocoa, vinegar and vanilla. Add to mixture. Add salt. Combine buttermilk and soda and add alternately with flour. Beat well and bake in layer pans at 350 for 30 min.

 

 

 

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