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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 256.1
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 74.3 mg
  • Sodium: 94.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 5.7 g

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Mum's Good Ol' Red Velvet Cake

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

One of my mom's old "Black Box" recipes, tender and tangy from buttermilk and rich from butter and eggs, it's nothing short of homey! One of my mom's old "Black Box" recipes, tender and tangy from buttermilk and rich from butter and eggs, it's nothing short of homey!
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1/4 cup brown sugar
    3/4 cup sugar
    1/2 cup butter
    3 eggs
    1 tbsp vanilla
    3 tbsp red food colouring
    1 tbsp water
    3 tbsp cocoa powder, sifted
    2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 cup buttermilk
    1 tbsp vinegar
    1 1/2 tsp baking soda

Directions

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour either two round 9" cake pans or one large (9x13") pan.
Cream sugars and butter until fluffy.
Add eggs and vanilla, beat on high speed for 2 minutes.
Make a paste of the food colouring, water and cocoa powder, add to above mixture, mixing well.
In another bowl, whisk together flour and salt.
Add dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk to the creamed mixture.
Mix vinegar and baking soda to combine well.
Add to the batter, mixing in thoroughly.
Pour into prepared pan(s), tap on the countertop to dislodge any large bubbles.
Bake 30 minutes (for 9" pans), until cakes test done.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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