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Blue Velvet Cake

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Serves 12 | Prep Time | Cook Time

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Ingredients You'll Need

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


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.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

Not sure if this recipe has ingredients missing or not, but this was a horrible cake! There is no leavening agent in it to make it rise, and there is no cocoa in it like a traditional red/blue velvet cake. When I took it out of the oven it was super thin and it tasted like sweetened cake flour. Or Cream of wheat to be nice! I hate to be so mean...I hope that it is just missing something!

Ok so disappointed. The kids would not eat this cake. Threw it away in the garbage. I'm not sure what happened...followed the recipe. Maybe whoever tries it will have better luck!

Dewanda... this would be fun for a smurf b-day party! ; )

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