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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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