MOTHER'S RED VELVET CAKE (SALLYE)
Preheat oven to 350º
Grease and flour three (3) 8" or 9" round cake pans, set aside
In small bowl, mix cocoa powder and vinegar to form a paste, set aside
Continue to beat while adding eggs, and continue beating until fluffy.
Add cocoa paste to butter mixture and beat until blended.
Sift salt, soda and flour together.
Stir into butter mixture until well blended
Add buttermilk, cake coloring and vanilla to mixture
Continue stirring with wooden spoon until well blended.
Smooth out batter in pans.
Place in preheated oven and cook for approximately 35 minutes (until toothpick inserted in thickest part comes out clean).
Turn out onto cooling rack. Allow to cool completely before transferring to serving dish.
frost with your favorite icing.
Cream cheese frosting and butter cream frosting links are in comments below.