RED VELVET CAKE AND ICING

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 sticks butter, room temp.
  • 2 eggs, room temp.
  • 2 T. Cocoa powder
  • 2 oz. red food coloring
  • 2 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 T. vinegar
  • Icing:
  • 1 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup melted marshmellows
  • 1 lb. confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans.

Directions

  • Add flour and all dry ingredients to your stand mixer bowl or regular bowl.
  • Mix for a couple of seconds to incorporate dry ingredients.
  • Add liquid ingredients and beat mixture for 2 minutes.
  • Spray and flour the bottom and sides of a Bundt pan.
  • Bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Test at 35 minutes
  • Let cool and then remove from pan.
  • Beat, cream cheese, butter, marshmallows and confectioners' sugar till smooth.
  • Ice cake and sprinkle with coconut and pecans.

Notes

A friend of mine is from the South and makes this great Red Velvet Cake for many occasions.

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