Red Velvet Cake & Cream Cheese Icing

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  • Cake
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) plain flour sifted
  • 1 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 2 cup(s) Crisco oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) dark cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla flavoring
  • 2 ounce(s) red food coloring
  • 2 eggs
  • Icing
  • 1 stick(s) unsalted butter
  • 1 box(es) confectioners sugar
  • 1 package(s) 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla flavoring
  • 1 cup(s) pecans chopped


  1. CAKE:
  2. Preheat oven to 350. Cream sugar and oil; add eggs. Beat well. Sift together flour, salt and soda; set aside. Mix together food coloring, vinegar and cocoa; add to sugar and oil ingredients. Add vanilla flavoring. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk; blend well. Pour batter into 3 round cake pans or 1 sheet cake pan. Bake for about 35 minutes. Let layers cool thoroughly after baking.
  3. ICING:
  4. Mix butter, sugar and cream cheese; add vanilla flavoring and nuts. Ice cake.
November 2011

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