Miss Mama's Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Miss Mama's Red Velvet Cake

Andra Kubala

By
@amkmo3

This was my Great-Grandmother's recipe, it is truly a velvety crumb cake. This recipe includes the old timey "flour icing". Decadent richness shared by generations in our family. I hope you will share for generations in your own families as well.


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Serves:

8 - 12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter
2
eggs
3/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 Tbsp
red food coloring
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
cake flour, sifted
1 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vinegar

COOKED FLOUR ICING

3 Tbsp
flour
1 c
milk
1 c
sugar
1 c
butter
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350*
2
In the bowl of a mixer, cream together the butter, eggs and sugar. In a separate small bowl, mix cocoa and food coloring into a paste. Add the paste to the butter mixture. Sift the cake flour, salt, and baking soda together. Add to the batter alternately with the buttermilk in 3 additions. Add the vanilla extract. Fold in the vinegar. Pour the batter into 2 greased 9-inch cake pans. Bake for 30 minutes or until an inserted cake tester comes out clean. Let cool on a cooling rack. Invert the cakes from the pans.
3
* Cooked Flour Icing *
Make paste of flour and milk over heat. Let cool. Mix sugar, butter and vanilla. Cream until fluffy and then add the paste and mix at high speed until it looks like whipped cream.
4
Frost the top of the first layer with icing and set the second layer on top. Frost the entire cake with remaining icing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes