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Red Velvet Cake with Chocolate Frosting

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2 1/2 cups Cake flour
1/4 cup Cocoa
1/2 teaspoon Salt
3 cups Sugar; divided
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
2 Eggs
1 (1-oz) bottle red food coloring
2 1/2 tsps Vanilla; divided
1 cup Buttermilk
2 tsps White vinegar
1 teaspoon Baking soda
2 Egg whites
1/4 cup Cold water
1 tablespoon Light corn syrup
2 ozs unsweetened chocolate; melted and cooled (2 squares)

Original recipe makes 8



Heat oven to 350?. Greese and flour two 9 inch cake pans. In a medium bowl combine cake flour, cocoa and salt; set aside. With electric mixer on medium beat together 1 1/2 cups sugar and vegetable oil. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add food coloring and 1 tsp vanilla. Alternately beat in flour mixture and buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. In a small bowl stir together vinegar and baking soda; beat into batter. Evenly divide batter into pans. Bake 28-32 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Carefully invert cakes onto racks; cool to room termerature.


In top of double boiler over simmering water, beat on low speed 1 1/2 cups sugar, egg whites, cold water and corn syrup. Beat until mixture peaks stiffly, about 7 minutes, beginning on low speed, then to medium, then to high. Add remaining vanilla and beat until frosting is spreadable. With rubber spatula, stir in melted chocolate; frost with metal spatula. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


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