"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Bolen
Added: Monday, March 16, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. Crisco
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 c. buttermilk
2 1/4 c. flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cocoa
1/4 c. red coloring
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vinegar
Icing
1 c milk
5 T flour
2 sticks butter
1 c sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream Crisco and sugar. Add eggs and beat. Mix cocoa and coloring in cup and add. Add salt. Put vanilla in buttermilk. Add this alternately with flour. Mix vinegar and soda in cup and add.
Bake at 350 for 40 minutes in 9 X 13" greased and floured pan.
In heavy pot, mix 1 c. milk a little at a time into 5 tbsp. flour. Cook until really thick. Put in refrigerator and let cool. In large bowl add 2 sticks butter, 1 c. sugar and 1 tsp. vanilla and mix with mixer. Add cooled mixture and spread over cooled cake.

 

 

 

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