Red Velvet Cake

READY IN: 49mins
Recipe by Barenakedchef

I made this for my sister's birthday, and it was out of this world! The frosting is very buttery and different tasting than the normal creamy frosting you usually have on this cake.

Top Review by cindishaddix

This was a great cake and a really good find!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Beat in vanilla, butter flavoring and food coloring.
  4. Combine flour, cocoa and soda.
  5. Combine buttermilk and vinegar.
  6. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture to creamed mixture.
  7. Pour into three greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  8. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. For frosting, whisk together milk and flour in saucepan.
  11. Cook, stirring constantly, until thick, about 5 minutes.
  12. Cover and cool.
  13. In a mixing bowl, cream butter.
  14. Gradually add sugar; beat well.
  15. Gradually add cooled milk mixture and beat until very light, about 4 minutes.
  16. Add vanilla and butter flavoring; beat well.
  17. Frost cooled cake.

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