Post by NancyRogers on May 14, 2013 18:59:01 GMT -6
Red Velvet Cake
1/2 cup shortening 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp butter flavoring 1-1/2 ounce red food coloring 3 level tablespoons cocoa 2-1/2 cups sifted, cake flour 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp salt 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 tsp soda
Cream shortening, sugar, eggs, & flavoring. Make a paste of cocoa and food coloring, add to first mixture. Alternately add flour & buttermilk. Mix soda and vinegar in small bowl, add to batter. Blend .
Bake in (3) 9 x 10 inch ppans for 20 to 25 minutes in 350 degree oven. Let cool completely, then cover with frosting.
Frosting for Red Velvet Cake
3 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon salt ( 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of Salt) 1 cup milk 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/4 teaspoon butter flavoring
Cook milk, flour and salt until thick, stirring constantly. Let cool. Cream shortening and sugar completely. Add flavors. Combine with first mixture. Spread over cooled cake.