Red Velvet Pound Cake by Rose

Rose Rauhauser

By
@NewYorkWoman

Combined a pound cake with red food coloring and lots of testing. Our daughters wanted it.Enjoy


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Comments:

Serves:

As many as you want

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

2
sticks butter, room temperature
1/2 c
vegetable shortening (solid kind)
3 c
sugar
7
eggs
1
ounce bottle red food coloring
2 tsp
vanilla
3 c
cake flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
whole milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a 10 inch tube pan, prepare:grease and flour set aside. Preheat oven 325.
2
Cake: In mixing bowl combine, butter, shortening and sugar and cream until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating after each addition. Stir in the food coloring and vanilla. Stir together in seperate bowl flour and salt; add this to the creamed mixture alternately with the milk, beating well. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 1 hour 20 minutes, check for doneness. Cool cake in pan at least 15 minutes, turn out onto rack to cool completely.
3
I just use a confectioners sugar drizzle with milk and vanilla. I don't frost the whole cake but I'm sure it would be great. To me it wouldn't be a pound cake frosting the whole thing. Do what your taste calls for, have fun with it. Enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Recipe For: The Best Pound Cake
Hashtags: #10, #inch, #tube, #pan