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Red Velvet Cake

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Description This is an old standby my mother made many times.
Ingredients
At a glance
Course
Desserts
Source
Generations – My Family Cookbook
Makes
24
1/2 C. butter
1 1/2 C. sugar
2 eggs
1 oz. red food coloring
1 oz. water
2 Tbsp. cocoa
1 C. buttermilk
2 1/4 C. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. vinegar
1 to 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
Methods/steps
Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs and blend. Add food coloring, water and cocoa. Blend in buttermilk; add
flour and salt gradually. Add vanilla and beat until mixed. Mix vinegar and soda and stir in last; do not beat. Pour
into 2 9-inch pans. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in a 350-degree oven. Frost with Fluff Frosting.

Fluff Frosting

1 C. milk
1/2 C. flour
1 C. sugar
1/2 C. shortening
1/2 C. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
Add milk mixture and vanilla; continue beating. When icing is very fluffy, frost cool cake.

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