Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Red Velvet Cake

Ann Leath

By
@AUannie84

This cake recipe is from my Grandmother's Samson Garden Club cookbook published in 1973. Samson is a VERY small town in south Alabama. This is THE best Red Velvet Cake I have ever eaten. It has always been a hit!


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Serves:

16

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
2 c
oil
2
eggs
2 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
soda
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
cocoa powder
1 tsp
vinegar
2-3
3 small or 2 large bottles of red food coloring
1 tsp
vanilla extract

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1 stick
butter, room temperature
1 pkg
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream sugar and oil until well blended. Add eggs and beat until well blended. In a seperate bowl,sift flour, salt and soda, set aside. In a seperate bowl mix vinegar, cocoa powder and color then add to sugar and egg mixture. Beat until mixed well. Add flour alternately with buttermilk. Add Vanilla extract and beat well. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.
2
Frosting: Beat together cream cheese and butter for up to 6-7 minutes. Add Confectioners' Sugar and beat until smooth. Add vanilla extract and mix well.
ENJOY!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes