Melissa Williamson Recipe

Blue Velvet Cake

By Melissa Williamson georgiagirl48


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Serves:
12 servings
Prep Time:
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Melissa's Story

My family loves my velvet cake and they are so delicious and moist. I can make red, blue, orange, purple and white velvet cake for holidays.

Ingredients

1 box
betty crocker supermoist white cake mix
1 1/2 c
buttermilk
1/3 c
vegetable oil
3
eggs
1 Tbsp
unsweetened baking cocoa
2 tsp
royal blue paste food color
1
toothpickful violet paste food color
frosting:
1 jar(s)
(7 oz.) marshmallow creme
1 c
butter or margarine, softened
2 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/8 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

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Heat oven to 325 F. Grease bottom and sides of three 8-inch round cake pans with shortening and lightly flour, or spray with baking spray with flour. In a large bowl, beat all cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed about 30 seconds or until moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 miuntes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among pans. Bake for 23 to 28 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched in center. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely. In a large microwaveable bowl, microwave marshmallow creme uncovered on HIGH 15 to 20 seconds to soften. Add butter. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in powdered sugar and salt beat until smooth. Spread between layers and over top and sides of a cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes

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13 Comments

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Donna Hooper sweetheart59
Jun 25, 2012
Ok serious brain fart....what do you DO with the toothpick then?
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Melissa Williamson georgiagirl48
Jun 25, 2012
Put violet paste food color on the toothpick and just like you put on the toothbrush lol and that is what means.
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Donna Hooper sweetheart59
Jun 19, 2012
Hey Melissa,
I don't want to sound stupid, but what do you mean by, 1 toothpickful violet paste food color?

Thanks, Donna
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Angela DuFay angeladufay
Jun 11, 2012
I cannot wait to make this for Father's Day! Thank you for posting it!
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rachel schmock homecookin10
Jun 9, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!