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Red Velvet Cake

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2 2/4 cups Flour
2 tsp. Cocoa
1 tsp. Salt
1 1/2 cups Crisco
2 1/2 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
2 tsp. Vanilla
2 oz. Red Food Coloring
1 tsp. Vinegar
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1 cup Milk
1 cup Buttermilk

Sift 2 1/4 cups Flour, 2 tsp. Cocoa, 1 tsp. Salt into a small bowl.

Cream 1/2 cup Crisco, 1 1/2 cup Sugar together with mixer in a large bowl.

Add 2 Eggs, 1 tsp. Vanilla, 2 oz. Red Food Coloring to Crisco mixture.

Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with 1 cup Buttermilk to Crisco mixture. Beat until smooth.

In a separate bowl mix 1 tsp. Vinegar 1 tsp. Baking Soda together, then fold into mixture.

Put into 2 round cake tins and bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes.

Mix 1 cup Milk, 1/4 cup Flour.

Cook on stove until thick, stir often. Put in the Refridgerator to cool. Remove and beat with mixer to remove lumps.

Beat 1 cup Sugar, 1 cup Crisco until fluffy.

Add first mixture to the second with 1 tsp. Vanilla.

Beat until fluffy and spread onto the cooled cake.

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I got this recipe from my Grandma, who makes this cake every year for Christmas. Don't overcook it and it will be very moist and delicious!!

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