Original Red Velvet Cake With Frosting

Course : Cakes
Serves: 8
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1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons cocoa
2 ounces red food coloring
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup milk
5 tablespoons flour
1 cup butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation / Directions:

CAKE: Cream together butter, sugar and eggs. Make a paste of cocoa and food coloring. Add the paste to the creamed mixture. Mix salt and vanilla in buttermilk and add alternately with the flour. Mix soda and vinegar separately, add last, folding in. DO NOT BEAT after adding soda mixture. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. ICING: Boil together milk and flour until thickened. Let stand until cool. Cream together butter, sugar and vanilla. Add milk and flour mix and beat very well. (The longer you beat it the better it gets)


Nutritional Information:

732 Calories (kcal); 37g Total Fat; (45% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 94g Carbohydrate; 145mg Cholesterol; 838mg Sodium

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