How to Make a Red Velvet Cake Easily

How to Make a Red Velvet Cake Easily Recipe
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Author: Divas Can Cook – Monique Serves: 12 Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon of salt 2 Tablespoons unsweetened, cocoa powder

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2 cups sugar 1 cup veg oil 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 2 teaspn of vanilla extract 1-2 oz red food coloring 1 teaspn of white distilled vinegar ½ cup prepared plain hot coffee (don't skip this ingredient)

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Instructions Preheat oven to 325. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine the sugar and vegetable oil.

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Mix in the eggs, buttermilk, vanilla and red food coloring until combined.

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Stir in the coffee and white vinegar. Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients a little at time, mixing after each addition, just until combined.

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Generously grease and flour two round, 9 inch cake pans with shortening and flour.

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Pour the batter evenly into each pan. Bake in the middle rack for 30-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Do not over bake as cake will continue to cook as it cools.

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Let cool on a cooling rack until the pans are warm to the touch. Slide a knife or offset spatula around inside of the pans to loosen cake from the pan. Remove the cakes from the pan and let them cool.

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Frost the cake with cream cheese frosting when the cakes have cooled completely. Notes

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~TIPS~ Be sure to not overbake! Check the cake at 30 minutes as some ovens run really hot. To bake cupcakes, bake for 18-20 minutes, checking at the 18 minute.

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125g Unsalted Butter at room temp for icing 250g Philadelphia Cream Cheese Block at room temp for icing 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract for icing 3 Cups Icing Sugar sifted for icing

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