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Monday, February 25, 2013

Old Fashioned Red Velvet Cake

Yeild: 1 cakeRed Velvet Cake
2 1/2c plain flour
1c buttermilkCream sugar and Wesson oil.  Add eggs, beat well.  Sift
1 1/2c sugartogether flour, salt, and soda.  Put cocoa, vinegar, and red
2c Wesson oilfood coloring in a cup.  Mix well and add to sugar mixture.
1t vinegarBeat well.  Add milk, flour and vanilla.  Mix thoroughly.
1t baking sodaPour into two greased and floured cake pans.  Bake at
1t salt350 degrees for 30-45 min (or until done).  Baking time
1t vanilla extractcan vary depending on humidity and altitude.  Cool cakes
1T cocoacompletely before frosting.
2T red food coloring
2 eggsFrosting
1 stick oleo                               1T vanilla extract
1 box conf. Sugar                     1c nuts
1 (8oz) pkg cream cheese, at room temp
Blend together oleo, sugar, and cream cheese.  Add vanilla
and nuts.  Beat until spreadable consistency.

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