Red Velvet Cake

Licia Calloway

By
@Licia_Calloway

This is wonderful & delicious cake that your entire family will love! It's also easy to make. My daughter has requested this cake as her birthday cake for the past 3 years!


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
vegetable oil
2 large
eggs
1 oz
red food coloring
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
white vinegar
3 1/2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 tsp
vanilla extract

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 lb
confectioners' sugar
1 stick
butter, melted
1 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
finely chopped pecans (if desired)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream sugar, oil, eggs on medium in a large mixing bowl.
2
Add vinegar, 1/2 to 3/4 of the food coloring & vanilla one at a time.
3
Slowly blend in 1/3 of the sifted flour medium low speed. Add 1/3 of the buttermilk. Repeat by adding 1/3 of sifted flour and 1/3 cup of buttermilk. Repeat the remainder of the sifted flour and buttermilk. Raise mixing speed to medium and add the remaining ingredients.
4
Pour batter evenly into 2 greased & floured round cake pans. Bake at 350* for 40-45 minutes. Gas ovens, bake at 325* for 40-45 minutes. Check cake after 35 minutes with a wooden toothpick. If it comes out clean from the middle, the cake is done. Cool cakes on a metal rack for approximately 30 minutes before frosting the cake.
5
Frosting
6
Make sure cream cheese is at room temperature. Blend all ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Mix well on medium speed. The higher the mixing speed, the fluffier the frosting will be. Add finely chopped pecans to the frosted cake if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Special Cakes