Red Velvet Cake (More Chocolate Than Other Recipes)

Recipe by MarielC
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12-16
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 350°F Grease and flour two 9 inch baking pans or three 8 inch baking pans.
  • Cream butter and sugar in large bowl; add eggs and vanilla, beating well. Stir together buttermilk and food color. Mix flour, cocoa and salt. Add dry ingredients alternately to butter mixture with buttermilk mixture, mixing well between additions. In a separate small bowl mix baking soda and vinegar. Add to batter. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost preferably with cream cheese frosting or any frosting you like.
  • Note: Using a Dutch process cocoa will yield a less red cake.