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Red Velvet Cake

MatthewMatthew
servings:Yields 12 servings
prep time:
20 Minutes
cook time:
20 Minutes
total time:
2 Hours

Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 2 & 1/2 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 & 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup (2 one oz bottles) red food coloring
  • 1 & 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • Frosting:
  • 1 & 1/3 stick butter, softened
  • 10 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 2 cups chopped pecans

directions

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 325 deg.

  • 2

    Mix all ingredients together in mixer. Spray cake pans with spray. Pour batter into 3 pans and bake for 20 minutes. Cool in pans on rack for 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Combine butter, cream cheese, and sugar. Beat until fluffly. Ice cakes including inbetween layers. Top with pecans. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.

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