Red velvet cake


  1. 2 cups all purpose flour
  2. 1 tsp salt
  3. I tsp cocoa powder
  4. 3/4 butter or oil
  5. 1 1/2 cup sugar
  6. 1 ounce red food coloring
  7. 2 eggs
  8. I cup buttermilk
  9. 1 tsp baking soda
  10. 1 tsp vinegar
  11. 1 tsp vanilla
  12. Frosting
  13. 1 (8 oz) bar cream cheese softened
  14. (1/2 cup) stick of butter
  15. 2 tsp vanilla
  16. 3 cups powdered sugar


  1. Put flour, baking powder, salt, and cocoa powder in small bowl and stir. In large bowl cream butter and sugar with mixer, and eggs one at a time mixing well after each. Add red food coloring to butter mixture and mix well. Place buttermilk and soda in small bowl and mix well with with spoon. Alternately add buttermilk mixture, and flour mixture to large bowl and beat until combined. Mix in vanilla and vinegar. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until done.

  2. For frosting beat cream cheese and butter until creamy. Add vanilla and powder sugar, beat until light and fluffy with mixer.

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