Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients

2 bottles (1 oz) red food coloring
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 pack instant hot chocolate, NOT sugar-free
1/2 cup Crisco
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 pieces eggs
2 1/4 cups cake flour, sifted
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

1
Add Red Paste. Mix. Add 1 cup buttermilk, mix again. Add 2 1/4 cups cake flour with scant teaspoon salt. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla, mix.
2
Beat in by hand 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1 tablespoon vinegar.
3
Pour into 2 well greased and floured 9 inch round cake pans (or cupcake tins makes 2 dozen).
4
Bake 350 degrees 25 to 30 minutes for the 9-inch pans; 10-15 minutes for cupcakes.

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About

This Southern dessert has become trendy all over the US. Its distinct red color makes it a festive accompaniment to almost any occasion.

Yield:

12.0 servings

Added:

Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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