Red Velvet CakeIngredients:
For the Cake -
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp butter flavor
1 tsp vinegar
1 tsp soda
3 tbsp cocoa
2 1/2 cup sifted cake flour or 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour sifted, less 5 tbsp
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 oz bottle of red food coloring
For the Icing -
3 tbsp flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp butter flavor
To make the cakeSubmitted to Linky Tools by: Sonya Karel | Blog: thekarels.blogspot.com
Cream shortening, sugar, eggs, flavors.
Make a paste of the cocoa and the food coloring; add to first mixture
Alternately add flour and buttermilk
Mix soda and vinegar in small bowl and add to batter.
Blend well. Bake in three greased and floured 9 or 10 inch cake pans for 20-25 minutes at 350
Let cool completely and cover with frosting.
To make the icing
Cook milk, flour and salt on stove top until thick, stirring constantly. Let cool.
Cream shortening and sugar very well and add flavors. Combine with first mixture, beat very well and then ice your three layer red velvet cake!