Favorite Recipes: Red Velvet Cake

Recipe Author

Name: Kathy D. (kdet)
Total Recipes: 4

Details

Title:

Red Velvet Cake

Dish: Cakes
Dish Type: Other
Cooking Method: Baked
Difficulty: 5 / 10
Servings:
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups - self rising flour
  • 2 TBSP - coco
  • 1 1/2 cups - white sugar
  • 1 cup - vegatable oil
  • 1 tsp - baking soda
  • 1 tsp - distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1 cup - buttermilk
  • 2 ounces - red food coloring
  • 1 8 ounces - pkg softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup - softened butter
  • 4 cups - confection sugar
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract
Directions

Red Velvet Cake

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Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Ready In: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Yields: 12 servings

INGREDIENTS:

2 1/2 cups self-rising flour

2 TBSP coco

1 1/2 cups white sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon distilled white

vinegar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs

1 cup buttermilk

2 ounces red food coloring

1 (8 ounce) package cream

cheese, softened

1/2 cup butter, softened

4 cups confectioners' sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

1.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 8 inch round pans.

2.

In a large bowl, mix together sugar, oil, and eggs. Add food coloring and vinegar to buttermilk. Add baking soda to flour. Add flour mixture and buttermilk mixtures alternately to the sugar mixture. Mix well. Stir 1 teaspoon vanilla into batter. Pour batter into prepared pans.

3.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until done. Remove from oven, and cool on wire racks.

4.

Mix together cream cheese, butter or margarine, confectioners' sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir in nuts. Frost cooled cake.


Notes

My favorite cake, beautiful and tastes great!


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