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Red Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carole Inglish
Added: Monday, August 10, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 oz. red food coloring
2 heaping T cocoa
1 1/2 c sugar
1/2 shortening (I use butter)
2 1/4 c cake flour
1 c buttermilk
1 t salt
1 t vanilla
1 t baking soda
1 T vinegar
2 eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar, shortening & eggs. Make paste of cocoa & food coloring. (Be sure to mix just a little at a time so it becomes evenly blended.) Add to creamed ingredients.
Sift flour and salt together and add alternately with buttermilk. Add vanilla.
Mix 1 t soda with 1 T vinegar (it will foam) and FOLD IN, DO NOT BEAT ANYMORE.
Bake at 350 for about 30 mins. in 2 layers.

 

 

 

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