"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Arlis Mann

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Icing


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1tsp. vanilla
1 c. buttermilk
1 1/2 c. veg oil
1 tsp. soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vinegar
2 tsp. cocoa
1 Large bottle red food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and oil, add eggs and mix well.
Mix cocoa, vinegar and food coloring in a small bowl.
Add the small bowl mixture to the sugar mixture .
Add flour, salt, soda, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat with mixer really well.
Pour mixture into 3 greased and floured 9 inch cake pans.
Bake at 350 degrees about 20 minutes.
Let cool before icing/.

ICING

1 stick margarine (I use butter)
1 box powdered sugar
2 (8 oz.) pkg cream cheese
1 tsp. vanilla

Mix all well with mixer.

 

 

 

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