I made red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting last weekend. It was YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY. I don’t know how else to describe it but Yummy, heh. It’s not pretty, actually the round cakes were uneven but I only made it for us so It didn’t matter. It was still delicious.
INGREDIENTS : (Cake Recipe Inspired by AllRecipes)
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 tbsp of cocoa
4 tbsp of red food coloring
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp white vinegar
Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease and flour 2 round (9 inch) pans with butter.
Cream shortening with the sugar. Add in the eggs and beat.
Combine the cocoa and red food coloring top make a paste. Add it to the shortening, sugar and eggs mixture.
Combine salt, vanilla and the buttermilk. Add flour into the buttermilk mixture then into the creamed mixture.
Mix the baking soda and vinegar. Fold it into the cake batter. No stirring or beating necessary.
Pour the cake mixture onto the round pans. Make sure to have equal amounts on each pan.
Bake the cakes for 30 minutes. Let the cake cool completely before frosting.
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
Mix together softened 1 stick of butter, 1 brick of cream cheese, 4 cups of confectionery sugar and 2 tsp of vanilla extract.
Frost the cooled cakes and decorate however you want.
I only made it for the family as a dessert after dinner so my cake is a little uneven and I didn’t bother making any artsy fancy decor. It’s still good.
–originally posted at old Blisstree/b5media–