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Grandmother Paul's Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tamara Brooks

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CAKE:
2 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon cocoa
2 ounces red food coloring
pound (2 sticks) butter
2 cups cake flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon vinegar

ICING:
2 egg whites
1 cups sugar
5 tablespoons cold water
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1 cup or 3 ounce can shredded coconut
1 cup chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
CAKE:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat eggs; add sugar. Mix cocoa and food coloring. Add butter and egg mixture; mix well. Sift together flour and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Blend in vanilla. In a small bowl, combine soda and vinegar and add to mixture. Pour into three 9-inch round greased and floured pans. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until tests done.
ICING:
Cook egg whites, sugar, water, and corn syrup in double boiler for 5 minutes and beat. Add marshmallows; stir until melted. Fold in coconut and nuts. Spread between layers and on top and sides of cooled cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16-20
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nothing like some Bleedin' Armadillo Grooms Cake! Another great Paula Deen recipe that scored me BIG points with my father-in-law cause it's his favorite cake. Both my in-laws were impressed & enjoyed the cake.

 

 

 

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