Red Velvet Cake

Family Favorite :)

Red Velvet Cake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • CREAM TOGETHER

  • ½ cup shortening (crisco)

  • 1½ cups sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 1 tsp butter flavor (can buy butter flavored crisco)

  • MIX INTO A PASTE

  • 3 Tbsp Cocoa

  • 1 bottle (1 1/2oz) Red Food Color

  • ADD TO ABOVE MIXTURE

  • 2½ cups Cake Flour (I have used regular flour and fine)

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 Tbsp vinegar

  • 1 tsp soda

Directions

Blend and pour into 3 greased and floured cake pans. Can use a sheath pan if you don't want to layer the cakes. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes Let cool and frost. FROSTING Cook in saucepan 3 Tbsp Flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup milk Cook until thick, then let cool Cream separately 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp butter flavor (or use butter flavor crisco) Combine both mixtures and beat well until smooth and frost cake.


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