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Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenna Daniels
Added: Friday, September 25, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake
c shortening
1 c sugar
2 eggs
2 Tbsp Cocoa
1oz red food coloring
2 c cake flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vinegar
1 c buttermilk
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, eggs, & sugar. Make paste of cocoa and most of red food coloring. Add paste and rest of coloring to sugar mixture. Sift flour & salt. Alternate into creamed mixture with buttermilk. Add Vinegar. Stir baking soda and vanilla add to batter. (this is a thick batter) Bake in two round pans. If you think there is to much batter in pan take some out as it will overflow into your oven.)



Frosting: Cook 2 C milk and 6 TBSP flour until thick. Let cool. Cream 2 C butter(not margarine) and 2 C sugar until fluffy. Add 2 TBSP vanilla to creamed mixture, then add milk gradually beating constantly. Slit cake layers to make 4 layers then frost. Best to keep in refrigerator

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
350 oven for 30 min or done to the touch
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
350 oven for 30 min or done

 

 

 

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