Amazing Red Velvet Cake With Frosting

Recipe by Tinkerbel
READY IN: 45mins




  • Mix vinegar and baking soda in a small dish and set aside.
  • Cream sugar, shortening and eggs until very fluffy.
  • Mix cocoa and food coloring in a small cup to form a paste, then add that to the creamed mixture.
  • Add buttermilk and salt alternately with with flour.
  • Add vanilla and vinegar-baking soda mix.
  • Beat thoroughly after every addition.
  • Pour into two 8 or 9 inch round pans that are greased and floured.
  • Bake 30 minutes at 350°F.
  • TO FROST: In a small sauce pan cook together your milk and flour, stirring constantly until thick.
  • Let cool, then add vanilla and mix well.
  • Cream the butter and sugar in a separate bowl, then gradually add the flour mix.
  • Whip until fluffy.