Sylvia's Red Velvet Cake

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cup(s) cake flour
  • 2 teaspoon(s) cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 stick(s) butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 2 ounce(s) red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon(s) white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 1 package(s) cream cheese
  • 1 stick(s) butter, softened
  • 1 box(es) confectioners' sugar, pound
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla

Preparation

  1. For the cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) cake pans. In a medium bowl or on a piece of waxed paper, sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, cream together sugar and butter. Beat in eggs one at a time. Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk. Beat in food coloring and vinegar, then add vanilla. Spread the batter evenly in the pans. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Turn out onto a rack to cool.

  2. For the frosting: In a large bowl, cream the cream cheese and butter. Beat in confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Stir in pecans. Use frosting to fill and ice cake. Slice and serve on individual plates.
October 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Jadell and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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