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Easy Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lindie Black (Larry Hickey Sr.'s Sister)
Added: Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package German Chocolate Cake mix
1/4 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 bottle red food coloring (yes the entire bottle)

Frosting:
1 cup milk
1/3 cup Flour
1 cup butter or margarine, softened to room temp.
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9x2 pan with shortening. I use bakerís joy spray or Pam for baking spray, the kind that has the oil and flour in the can?. Just donít use regular Pam. Beat all ingredients in a large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat on medium speed 1 minute, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, cool.

Frosting:
Stir milk and flour in sauce pan until blended. Heat over medium heat til thickened. Cover and refrigerate about 15 minutes or until cool. Beat butter, powdered sugar and vanilla in medium bowl on medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in flour mixture til' blended. Frost cake.

 

 

 

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