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Jennie Vee's Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Jennie Vee's Red Velvet Cake, by , is from Simply Homemade Brilinski Style, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lori Walker
Added: Sunday, September 20, 2009


3 tbsp. cocoa
1 tbsp. vinegar
2 c. sugar
2 1/2 c. flour
2 tsp. vanilla
1 bottle red food coloring
1 c. butter
1 c. buttermilk
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. soda

Cream Cheese Icing
1 box powdered sugar
1 8 oz. bar cream cheese (room temp.)
1 stick butter (room temp.)
1 tsp. vanilla

Mix flour, salt, and cocoa in separate bowl.
Mix vinegar and soda in separate bowl.
Mix vanilla, food coloring and buttermilk in separate bowl. Cream butter and sugar together - then add eggs - one at a time.. Alternating, add buttermilk mixture then flour mixture. Add vinegar and soda mixture. Pour into 3 greased and floured cake pans. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Icing: Beat together sugar, cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Ice cake layers.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Jennie Vee use to make this cake each time I came to visit for the weekend while Joel and I were dating. She always had extra icing saved for me!!!




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