Red Velvet Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 1
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1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 ounces red food coloring
2 tablespoons cocoa
2 1/4 cups cake flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon butter flavoring
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup milk
1 cup granulated sugar

Preparation / Directions:

Cream shortening, sugar, and eggs. Make a paste with coloring and cocoa and add to mixture. Add salt and flour alternately with buttermilk and vanilla. Alternately add soda and vinegar and do not beat hard, just enough to blend. Pour into 2 8-inch floured and greased cake pans. Bake at 350ΓΈ for 30 minutes. Cool, split layers and frost top of each layer, stacking layers as you go. FOR ICING: Cook flour and milk on low heat until thick; cool. Cream sugar, butter and vanilla until fluffy. Add to flour-milk mixture. Continue beating until mixture is like whipped cream.


Nutritional Information:

5872 Calories (kcal); 309g Total Fat; (46% calories from fat); 54g Protein; 742g Carbohydrate; 912mg Cholesterol; 5764mg Sodium

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