Lisa's Red Velvet Cake

Melissa Williamson

By
@georgiagirl48

My family are crazy about my red velvet cake and they are so delicious and moist and tasty. I make them for our home, holidays and parties. I can use different food coloring.


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Serves:

12 serves

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 bottle
red food coloring
3 tsp
white vinegar
1 tsp
butter flavoring
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
cake flour
1/4 c
unsweetened baking cocoa
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk
frosting:
1 8 oz
package cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
butter, softened
3 3/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in food coloring, vinegar, butter flavoring and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Pour into three greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans. Bake at 350 F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing pans to wire racks to cool completely. In a large mixing bowl, combine frosting ingredients; beat until smooth and creamy. Spread between layers and over top and sides of cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American