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Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Wendy shalifoe
Added: Friday, August 20, 2010

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup Crisco
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 T cocoa
2 cups flour
1 T vinegar
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
1 cup buttermilk
2 oz red food coloring
1 t vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream Crisco, sugar and eggs in a large bowl

In a separate bowl, add cocoa to flour and mix, then add other dry ingredients and stir. Combine this mixture with creamed mixture.

Mix vinegar and soda and add this to other ingredients

Add buttermilk, food coloring and vanilla to other ingredients and mix well

Pour into cake pan and bake for 30 minutes at 350

You can also use 2 - round cake pans for a layer cake

Frost with pink frosting of your choice

 

 

 

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