Grandma's Red Velvet Cake

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 14
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in the food coloring, vinegar and vanilla.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
  • Transfer to two greased and floured 9 inch round baking pans.
  • Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For frosting, in a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch and water until smooth.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in cornstarch mixture.
  • Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar.
  • Spread the frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake.
Advertisement