MOTHER'S RED VELVET CAKE (SALLYE)

1
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

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. Turn out onto cooling rack and allow to cool completely.
  6. Frost with your favorite frosting. See ingredients for our preferred frostings.

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About MOTHER'S RED VELVET CAKE (SALLYE)

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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