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
DIRECTIONS
  1. preheat oven to 350°F
  2. sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder (or cream of tarter), and salt into medium bowl
  3. whisk buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla, and food coloring in small bowl to blend
  4. beat sugar and butter in large bowl until well fluffy, 3 minutes
  5. add eggs 1 at a time, beating until well blended after each addition, about 30 seconds
  6. beat in dry ingredients in 4 additions alternately with buttermilk mixture in 3 additions
  7. scoop into cupcake tins
  8. bake cupcakes until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 20 minutes
  9. cool in pans 10 minutes
  10. cool completely on racks
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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!