Go Big Red Cake!

Recipe by Chef Nichol

A Nebraska Husker favorite! Very moist and yummy! Courtesy of Karen Bressler.

Top Review by Husker Fan

From one Husker Fan to another, this is our favorite!!! We have been stationed in FL now so this cake is eaten for days! That's ok, I can still pretend I'm tailgating outside Memorial Stadium!! Thanks so much for sharing! GO BIG RED!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together salt and flour.
  2. Make a paste of of coloring and cocoa.
  3. Cream sugar and shortening, add eggs and then add paste.
  4. Add buttermilk and flour alternately.
  5. Blend baking soda and vinegar in cup until it foams.
  6. Add to the vanilla batter.
  7. Bake in 3 layer pans, greased and floured.
  8. Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.
  9. Frost with Big Red Cake Frosting!

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