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Red Velvet Cake


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Ingredients

3-3/4 cups cake flour
1/4 cups cocoa
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder or 1/2 teaspoon cream of tarter
3/8 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups buttermilk
3 teaspoons vinegar
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 ounce red food coloring paste
2-1/4 cups sugar
3/4 cups butter
3 eggs


preheat oven to 350°F


sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder (or cream of tarter), and salt into medium bowl


whisk buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla, and food coloring in small bowl to blend


beat sugar and butter in large bowl until well fluffy, 3 minutes


add eggs 1 at a time, beating until well blended after each addition, about 30 seconds


beat in dry ingredients in 4 additions alternately with buttermilk mixture in 3 additions


scoop into cupcake tins


bake cupcakes until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 20 minutes


cool in pans 10 minutes


cool completely on racks


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Notes

This recipe I found on line and will use forever! I made the cupcakes as favors for our wedding and they were a hit. The recipe is for cupcakes but can be divided into two round cake pans for the traditional Red Velvet Cake YUM!

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