Red Velvet Cake

Family Favorite :)
Red Velvet Cake
Red Velvet Cake

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • CREAM TOGETHER

  • 1/2 cup shortening (crisco)

  • 1 1/2 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

  • 2 1/2 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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