Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Red Velvet Cake

photo credit: Trisha Yearwood (I didn't have my own pic)
After I married a southerner, a few items were added to our meals at Thanksgiving including this Red Velvet Cake. This recipe is adjusted to my liking from the Barnesville Church of the Nazarene Cookbook - Barnesville, Georgia

Sift Together. Set Aside.

2 1/2 cups plain flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 TBS cocoa powder

Cream together

1 1/2cups white sugar
1 cup buttermilk
1 3/4 cup vegetable oil  (i use 1/2c coconut oil & 1 1/4c peanut oil)
2 eggs

Fold in dry ingredients

Mix in

1 tsp. vinegar
2oz red food coloring
1 tsp vanilla

Turn into 3 greased and floured 8-inch circle pans.

Bake at 350degrees for 30-35 minutes.

8 0z cream cheese
1/2c. softened butter
3 1/4 cups confectioner's sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Garnish with pecans or to your own taste.