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Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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cup butter or margarine
1 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 Tbsp. cocoa
1 oz red food coloring
1 tsp. salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
1 Tbsp. vinegar
2 cups regular flour

Danish Frosting:
5 T flour
1 C milk
1 C butter (or margarine)
1 C sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Make a paste of the cocoa, food coloring, and salt - set aside.
Mix buttermilk and vanilla - set aside.
Cream butter, add sugar gradually. Then add eggs and cocoa paste.
Add flour gradually, alternate with the milk mixture.
Fold in baking soda and vinegar (DO NOT BEAT AFTER THIS!)
Bake in 2 (9 inch) pans 30-35 minutes at 350 or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Danish Frosting
Over low heat cook together flour and milk. Continue to stir to remove lumps.
Cook together until like rubber. Set aside and cool.
Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla (soften the butter first, do not melt it)
Add cooled flour mixture and frost cake

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This Red Velvet Cake is a classic and a birthday celebration tradition.




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