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Easy and simple Red Velvet Cake Yumm


ingredients

cake- 1/3 cup shortening 
1 1/2 cups white sugar 
3 eggs 
3 tablespoons cocoa 
3 tablespoons red food coloring 
1 teaspoon salt 
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
1 cup buttermilk 
3 1/3 cups sifted all purpose flour 
1 1/3 teaspoons baking soda 
1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
Icing- 6 tablespoons all purpose flour 
1 cup milk 
1 cup white sugar 
1 cup butter room temperature 
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

directions

preheat oven to 340 degrees F - 170 degrees C - Grease two 10-inch round pans
beat shortening and 1 1/3 cups sugar until very light and fluffy add eggs and beat well
make a paste of cocoa and red food coloring add to creamed mixture mix salt 1 teaspoon vanilla and buttermilk together add the flour to the batter alternating with the buttermilk mixture mixing just until incorporated mix soda and vinegar and gently fold into cake batter don't beat or stir the batter after this point
pour batter into prepared pans bake in preheated oven until a tester inserted into the cake comes out clean about 35 minutes cool cakes completely on wire rack
to make Icing cook 6 tablespoons flour and milk over low heat till thick stirring constantly let cool completely while mixture is cooling beat 1 cup sugar butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla until light and fluffy add cooled flour mixture and beat until frosting is a good spreading consistency frost cake layers when completely cool

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