"He that but looketh on a plate of ham and eggs to lust after it hath already committed breakfast in his heart."--C. S. Lewis

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


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

Jeff Elder
Added: Saturday, December 24, 2005


Cake Ingredients
2 oz. red food coloring
2 c. butter
2 c. sugar
1 T vinegar
1 T cocoa
2 1/2 c. flour
1 c. Buttermilk
1 1/2 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

Icing Ingredients:
1 c butter
1 c sugar
1 c coconut (optional)
1 c nuts (optional)
1 c sweet milk
3 T flour
1 tsp vanilla

Directions for cake:
Cream butter and sugar. Mix vinegar and cocoa together to
make a paste. Sift flour, soda and salt. Add one egg at a
time to butter and sugar. Beat, add coloring and add vinegar
mixture. Add buttermilk and flour mixture alternately and beat.
Add vanilla.

Banke at 350 for 25 minutes in 3 layer pans.

Directions for Icing:

Mix flour and milk and cook until thick. Cool completely.
Cream butter and sugar. Add coconut, nuts, vanilla and milk
mixture. Beat until thick enough to spread on layers of cake.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!