Red Velvet Cake, Mom

Red Velvet Cake, Mom

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Megan Stewart


Mom also made homemade Red Velvet Cake Frosting (the recipe is in JAP), to make this cake extra special.


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  • 2 bottle
    red food coloring (the actual bottle, not the squeeze tube)
  • 2 bottle
    water (the food coloring bottles)
  • 3 Tbsp
    instant cocoa
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    cake flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Red Velvet Cake, Mom


  1. Make a paste of food coloring and cocoa and set aside. Cream Crisco and sugar, add eggs. Alternately add flour, salt, buttermilk and vanilla. Add paste, then stir in soda and vinegar. Bake at 350 degrees 30-35 min.

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About Red Velvet Cake, Mom

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

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