MOTHER'S RED VELVET CAKE (SALLYE)

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sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This recipe was passed down by my mother, who loved to bake.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12+ slices
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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How to Make MOTHER'S RED VELVET CAKE (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  1. PREPARATION:

    Preheat oven to 350ยบ
    Grease and flour three (3) 8" or 9" round cake pans, set aside

    In small bowl, mix cocoa powder and vinegar to form a paste, set aside
  2. Beat sugar and butter together until creamy

    Continue to beat while adding eggs, and continue beating until fluffy.

    Add cocoa paste to butter mixture and beat until blended.
  3. FROM THIS POINT FORWARD, YOU WILL USE A WOODEN SPOON TO MIX.

    Sift salt, soda and flour together.

    Stir into butter mixture until well blended

    Add buttermilk, cake coloring and vanilla to mixture

    Continue stirring with wooden spoon until well blended.
  4. Pour batter equally into three prepared cake pans.
    Smooth out batter in pans.

    Place in preheated oven and cook for approximately 35 minutes (until toothpick inserted in thickest part comes out clean).
  5. Remove from oven and let cool in pans for approximately 10 minutes.

    Turn out onto cooling rack. Allow to cool completely before transferring to serving dish.

    frost with your favorite icing.

    Cream cheese frosting and butter cream frosting links are in comments below.
  6. Ice with your choice of frosting.

    Enjoy

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About MOTHER'S RED VELVET CAKE (SALLYE)

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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