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Red Velvet Christmas Cake


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  • 2-1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. baking cocoa
  • 1 c. buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 c. oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1-oz. bottle red food coloring
  • 1 t. white vinegar
  • 1 t. baking soda



Step 1

In a bowl, sift flour, sugar, salt and cocoa together. Add buttermilk, oil, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Stir in food coloring. Mix vinegar and baking soda together in a cup. Add to batter; mix until well blended.

Pour into 3 greased and floured 9" round cake pans. Bake at 325 degrees for
30 to 35 minutes, until a toothpick tests clean. Cool slightly; turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Serves 10 to 12.

Cream Cheese Frosting:
8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. margarine
1 t. vanilla extract
6 c. powdered sugar
Optional: 1/3 c. chopped pecans

Blend cream cheese, margarine and vanilla. Stir in powdered sugar until well mixed. Add nuts, if desired.


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