BLUE VELVET CAKE

 

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  • Servings: 12
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups self-rising or cake flour
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup oil, or softened butter or margarine
  • 8 Tablespoons blue food coloring
  • 4 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup each chopped pecans and almonds
  • 2 pkgs. instant vanilla pudding

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Combine first seven ingredients. Slowly add food
  • coloring. Mix at high speed. For filling (pudding), follow instructions as written on the box. Oil and slightly flour two 8" or 9" baking pans.
  • Halfway fill each pan with batter, then add filling, and fill pan with batter.
  • Bake for at least 45-60 minutes. Insert toothpick in center of cake.
  • If tootpick comes out clean, then it is done. Cool, then frost.
  • Cover each layer with chopped walnuts, pecans and almonds.
  • Then cover frosted cake with remainder of chopped nuts.

Notes

Watch the faces as they cut into a blue cake! Taste it. Then they will ask for the recipe!

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