Ultra Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients

Ingredients:
2 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 1/4 cups vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1 1/2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 recipe Cream-Cheese Icing (recipe follows) (I used my Whipped Cream Frosting ins

Preparation

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Directions:
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease and flour 3 (8-inch) cake pans.
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In a mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
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Add eggs, oil, buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla extract, and red food coloring; beat at medium speed with electric mixer until combined.
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Divide batter evenly among prepared cake pans.
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Bake 35 minutes, or until a tester inserted near center comes out clean.
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Let cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove cakes from pan, and cool completely on wire racks.
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Spread Cream Cheese Icing between the layers and on sides and top of cake. Garnish with any additional crumb, if desired.
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Ingredients for Cream Cheese Icing:
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1/2 Cup butter, softened
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16 Ounces cream cheese, softened
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1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
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2 cups confectioners' sugar
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Directions:
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In a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese together with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in vanilla extract. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar, until desired consistency is reached.

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Yield:

12 servings

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 6:50pm

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