"Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity."--Voltaire

RED VELVET CAKE Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for RED VELVET CAKE, by , is from Family Food Friends Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stella Achord Sutcliffe

Category:
Category:
 

RED VELVET ICING


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c coconut
Red food coloring
1/2 c. shortening
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 oz. red food coloring
2 Tbs. cocoa
2 1/4 c. plain flour
1 scant tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1 c. buttermilk
1 Tbs. vinegar

Directions:
Directions:
In a small bowl mix cup coconut and a few drops red food coloring and set aside. Grease and flour 9" round cake pans. Cream shortening, sugar and eggs together. Make a past of food coloring and cocoa. Add salt, flour, buttermilk and vanilla. Then add 1/3 of soda and vinegar until all is gone. Stir don't beat. Pour into greased pans and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Top with Red Velvet Icing
 

RED VELVET ICING


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 Tbs. flour
1 c. shortening
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. milk
1 c. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Cook flour and milk on low heat until thick. Remove from heat and cool. Cream shortening and sugar together. Add in flour mixture and blend in vanilla. Spread over cooled cake layers. Top with colored coconut.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of my favorite cakes when I was a kid. My Mom would make this mostly at Christmas time.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

21W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!