Blue Velvet Cake

Christl Haug

By
@APINCHOFME

Blue Velvet Cake has all of the great taste of the more traditional Red Velvet Cake, but with such a fun twist that everyone will remember it. Great for 4th of July (make a red & blue), boy's baby shower & Father's day! Check out my yummy frosting recipe or use your own favorite . Every one who tastes this cake is hooked ... Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

½ CUP CRISCO

1 ½ CUPS SUGAR

2 EGGS

1 OUNCE ROYAL BLUE GEL PASTE FOOD COLOR

2 DROPS VIOLET GEL PASTE FOOD COLOR

2 TABLESPOONS COCOA

2 ¼ CUPS ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR

1 SCANT TEASPOON SALT

1 TEASPOON VANILLA

1 TEASPOON BAKING SODA

1 CUP BUTTERMILK

1 TABLESPOON WHITE VINEGAR

NOTES: I USED AMERICOLOR SOFT GEL PASTE IN ROYAL BLUE AND VIOLET.

NOTES: IF YOU WOULD LIKE RED VELVET REPLACE GEL PASTES WITH 2 OZ. RED FOOD COLORING

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2Grease and flour 3 8-inch round cake pans.
3Cream together Crisco, sugar and eggs.
4Make a paste of food coloring and cocoa and add to mixture.
5Add salt and flour with buttermilk and vanilla.
6Alternately add baking soda and vinegar, just blend, don’t beat hard.
7Bake 25 minutes.
8Cool cake thoroughly before frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids