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Granny Harriet Knighton's Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Farren Knighton
Added: Monday, October 16, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
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
Frosting:
1/3 lb or 1 1/3 sticks of butter softened
10 ounces cream cheese softened
1 1lb box of confederate sugar

Directions:
Directions:
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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