Grandmother Paul's Red Velvet Cake (Paula Deen)

Recipe by Renegade Chef
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 16-20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Beat eggs; add sugar and butter and cream.
  • Mix cocoa and food coloring, then add to creamed mixture.
  • Sift flour and salt together.
  • Alternately add flour/salt mixture and buttermilk to creamed mixture. Blend in vanilla.
  • In a small bowl, combine soda and vinegar, then add to mixture.
  • Pour into three 8-inch greased rounds.
  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes.
  • For the icing:
  • Cook egg whites, sugar, water and corn syrup in double boiler for 5 minutes and beat.
  • Add marshmallows; stir until melted.
  • Fold in coconut and pecans.
  • Spread between layers and on the tops and sides of the cooled cake.
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