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Bob's Favorite Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gayle Dixon

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 c self rising flour
1 c buttermilk
1 1/2 c vegetable oil
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp vanilla
1 1-oz bottle red food coloring
1 1/2 c granulated sugar
1 tsp unsweetened cocoa
1 tsp white vinegar
2 large eggs

Icing
1 1/3 sticks butter, softened
10 oz cream cheese, softened
1 1-lb box powdered sugar
1-2 c chopped pecans
2 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together all cake ingredients with mixer. Spray three 9-inch round cake pans with non stick spray. Pour batter equally in pans and bake in pre heated oven at 350 for about 20 minutes or when tested with a toothpick. Cool pans on wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully turn out of pans onto racks or waxed paper to cool.
To make icing: combine butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar using mixer. Beat until fluffy - then fold in the pecans and vanilla. Ice cake layer by layer and use remaining pecans to decorate top if desired. Refrigerate 1-2 hours before serving.

 

 

 

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