Perfect Red Velvet Cake

READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cake:.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cream together margarine and sugar.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well each time.
  • Mix cocoa and food color until cocoa is dissolved in food color. Then mix with above.
  • Add flavoring and mix.
  • Mix soda and buttermilk.
  • Add flour and milk alternately, beginning and ending with flour. Mix well but do not overbeat, as cake will be tough.
  • Pour into two greased and floured 9-inch pans and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 25-30 minutes. Cool and frost.
  • For three layer cake, use three 8″ pans and cook for 20min.
  • Frosting:.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the cold cream cheeses and butter until creamy.
  • Mix in the vanilla, then gradually stir in the confectioners’ sugar. Store in the refrigerator after use.
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