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"I liked this recipe alot, made cupcakes instead of cake. I would bake if doing cupcakes for 20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. I would also add 1/2 cup of applesauce for a more moist cake."- adw899
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Top-ranked recipe named "Red Velvet Cake"
Cream shortening, sugar, and eggs. Make a paste with coloring and cocoa and add to mixture. Add salt and flour with buttermilk and vanilla. Alternately add soda and vinegar and blend in. Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Bake in 2 8-inch greased and floured pans.
Cook flour and milk on low heat until thick. Cool. Cream sugar and butter and vanilla until fluffy. Add to flour mixture. Beat until like whipped cream.
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Rowdy3680 1 year agoThis looks amazing and I LOVE red velvet
Occasional 1 year agoHow can u bake this without baking powder or baking soda unless u r using self rising flour and then it should say self rising
charlesroberts 1 year ago
adw899 1 year agoI liked this recipe alot, made cupcakes instead of cake. I would bake if doing cupcakes for 20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. I would also add 1/2 cup of applesauce for a more moist cake.
nishaanup 2 years agovery easy to make,i did make some changes though
Autumn1193 2 years agoVery good recipe. I agree that it needs the amount of baking soda and I'm not a big fan of the icing recipe... other than that I love the taste and consistency of the cake
mimkunz 2 years agoMine turned out a little rubbery but excellent flavour.
adw899 3 years agoProbably 1 tsp of baking soda is needed for this recipe just based on other similar recipes.
Thepspirate 3 years agoThis would be a better recipe if the ingredients list included how much baking soda was needed.
Autumn1193 3 years agoVery good recipe. I love making it. Whitedove: it's baking soda :)
Whitedove 3 years agoWhat soda ????
lisa222 5 years ago[I posted this recipe.]