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Granny Harriet Knighton's Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Granny Harriet Knighton's Red Velvet Cake, by , is from Special Recipes from the Sisterhood of Gamma Phi Beta, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Farren Knighton
Added: Monday, October 16, 2006


2 cups self rising flour
1 cup of buttermilk
1 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla extract
cup or 2 1 ounce bottles of red food coloring
1 cups of granulated sugar
1 tsp unsweetened coco powder
1 tsp white vinegar
2 large eggs
1/3 lb or 1 1/3 sticks of butter softened
10 ounces cream cheese softened
1 1lb box of confederate sugar

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together all the ingredients with an electric mixer. Spray 3x9 inch round cake pans with no stick coat. Pour batter equally into 3 pans and bake for 20 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes. Combine frosting ingredients in a bowl and beat until fluffy. Carefully remove cake from the pan. Spread frosting between layers and on top and side of cake. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Serving size: 10-15 servings.




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