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Red Velvet Cake

(Shared recipe submitted by Chef Bill Luker.)

Bill writes: "This was my Great-Great-Grandma's Red Velvet Cake."


Preheat oven to 350° F. Sift dry ingredients. Add buttermilk, oil, vinegar, vanilla, eggs and food coloring in that order. Bake in two (or three) layer pans, which have been greased and floured, for 25-30 minutes. Cool thoroughly and remove from pans.

Frost with one of the following recipes.

Boiled Icing

Cook flour and milk until thick; cool thoroughly. Cream butter and sugar; add vanilla. Combine two mixtures and beat until consistency is that of whipped cream. Spread between layers and on top of cake.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream the butter and cream cheese well; add sugar and continue beating until creamy. Add vanilla and pecans. Spread between layers and on top of cake.

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