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Red Velvet Pound Cake Recipe

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

Louise Thompson
Added: Tuesday, October 13, 2009


3 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla
3 cups plain flour
1 cup milk
1 1/2 cups Crisco
7 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
1 bottle red food coloring


8 oz cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
1 stick margarine
1 1/2 box confectioners sugar
Enough canned milk to spread frosting
Beat until icing is thick enough to spread entire cake

Cream sugar, crisco and vanilla. Continue beating as you add eggs one at a time. Beat well. Continue
beating while you sift flour amd salt then add flour and milk alternately. Preheat oven to 325 while you add red food color. Bake 1 hour and 15 min




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