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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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (272g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8|
|Calories from Fat: 564 (55%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 62.7g||84 %|
|Saturated Fat 35.7g||179 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 18.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 3.7g|
|Cholesterol 237.3mg||73 %|
|Sodium 422.9mg||15 %|
|Potassium 207mg||5 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 108.5g||32 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.6g||7 %|
|Sugars, other 106.9g|
|Protein 10g||14 %|
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Calories per serving: 1028
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Rowdy3680This looks amazing and I LOVE red velvet3y ago
OccasionalHow can u bake this without baking powder or baking soda unless u r using self rising flour and then it should say self rising4y ago
adw899I 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.4y ago
nishaanupvery easy to make,i did make some changes though5y ago
Autumn1193Very 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 cake5y ago
mimkunzMine turned out a little rubbery but excellent flavour.5y ago