Red Velvet Cocoa Cake by Rose

Rose Rauhauser

By
@NewYorkWoman

Just love Red Velvet but the cocoa makes it just a hint of red velvet with a hit of chocolate in your mouth. Enjoy

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 or more
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1
stick of butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2
extra large eggs
1 Tbsp
red food coloring drops
2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
1/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 c
buttermilk
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
white vinegar

FLUFFY VANILLA FROSTING

1
stick of butter, softened
5 c
powdered sugar divided
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
salt
4 Tbsp
milk

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 9 inch round baking pans. In a large mixer bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until creamy. Add eggs and food color; blend. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to butter mixture. Stir baking soda into vinegar; fold into batter (do not beat) Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes. Test for doneness. Cool at least 15 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely before frosting.
2Frosting: In a large bowl, beat butter, 1 cup powdered sugar, vanilla and salt. Add remaining powdered sugar alternately with milk, beating to spreading consistency. About 2 1/2 cups of frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy