Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Jennifer King


This is my moms recipe and is my dad and nieces favorite cake. I grew up on this cake. I use a cream cheese frosting on it and during Christmas I put green food color in the frosting to make it a festive cake. Its a very moist and flavorful cake.


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8 to 10 people
15 Min
40 Min


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2 c
veggie oil
1 1/2 c
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 tsp
1 oz
bottle red food coloring
2 1/2 c
1 tsp
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Red Velvet Cake


  • 1Beat oil and sugar, add eggs one at a time beating well.
  • 2Mix cocoa, vinegar and food coloring in until blended, add to sugar mixture.
  • 3Mix flour, salt, baking soda, add alternately with buttermilk to sugar mixture.
  • 4Beat 2 minutes, add vanilla and blend well.
  • 5Grease and flour the pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes.

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About Red Velvet Cake

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

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