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Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Red Velvet Cake, by , is from Panek Family and Friends Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Angela Panek
Added: Wednesday, November 12, 2008



1/2 c. crisco
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 oz. red food coloring
1/2 tsp. salt
2 c. sifted cake flour
1 c. buttermilk
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tbsp. vinegar
2 tbsp. cocoa

Butter Icing

1 box powdered sugar
1 (8oz) pkg. cream cheese softened
1 stick butter softened

Cream crisco and sugar. Add eggs. In a cup, mix cocoa and food coloring and add to sugar mixture. Sift together salt and flour. Add alternately with buttermilk., Beat until smooth. Fold in soda and vinegar. Bake in three greased and floured cake pans at 300 for 20 - 30 minutes. Cool before frosting.

Cream together cream cheese and butter then add powdered sugar. Mix well and spread on cooled cake. Top with pecans if desired





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