Lisa's Red Velvet Cake

4
Melissa Williamson

By
@georgiagirl48

My family are crazy about my red velvet cake and they are so delicious and moist and tasty. I make them for our home, holidays and parties. I can use different food coloring.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12 serves
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 bottle
    red food coloring
  • 3 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    butter flavoring
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    cake flour
  • 1/4 c
    unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • ·
    frosting:
  • 1 8 oz
    package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3 3/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped

How to Make Lisa's Red Velvet Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in food coloring, vinegar, butter flavoring and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Pour into three greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans. Bake at 350 F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing pans to wire racks to cool completely. In a large mixing bowl, combine frosting ingredients; beat until smooth and creamy. Spread between layers and over top and sides of cake.

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About Lisa's Red Velvet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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