A Couple Red Velvet Cake Recipes

First Recipe

  • a half cup shortening (do not ever substitute butter or margarine);
  • one and half cups sugar;
  • 3 eggs;
  • three cups white flour, presifted;
  • just one cup buttermilk;
  • 5 tablespoons of cocoa;
  • 1 tsp real vanilla flavor;
  • a bottle red food coloring;
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda;
  • a single tablespoon apple cider vinegar.

Red Velvet Cake Recipe Instructions

Cream together the sugar and shortening. Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating after adding each and every egg. Alternate adding flour and buttermilk, blending on medium-high until its blended thoroughly. Inside of a separate bowl, blend the cocoa, vanilla, and food color. After that fill up the food coloring bottle with water and add the water into the mix. Begin using a whisk to blend until smooth. Add this to the Red Velvet cake batter. Blend well on low. Melt the baking soda and vinegar in a normal size bowl. Add to the cake batter and mix.

Pour the cake batter into two greased and floured 8 inch rounded cake pans. Bake inside a preheated 300 degree Fahrenheit oven for 25 minutes, or right up until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

Cool the Red Velvet cake for about Ten minutes before removing from the cake pans. After that remove from cake pans. Permit your tasty treat to cool totally before frosting with the frosting of your liking…and the red velvet cake recipe the best is ready…enjoy it!

Second Recipe


  • 2 1/2 c all-purpose flour;
  • 1 1/2 c sugar;
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa;
  • 1teaspoon soda;
  • 1 teaspoon salt;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 1/2 coil;
  • 1 c buttermilk;
  • 2 oz (1/4 cup) red food coloring;
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla;
  • icing, below.


Place all dry ingredients in bowl; stir to blend. In another bowl, blend eggs with a fork. Add oil and blend again. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients and mix with wire whip until smooth. Add and blend buttermilk, food coloring, and vanilla into the batter. Pour equally into three greased and floured 8-inch cake pans. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Cool ten minutes and remove from pans.


  • 1/2 stick butter;
  • 8 oz cream cheese;
  • 1 lb box of powdered sugar;
  • dash of salt;
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla;
  • 1 c chopped nuts.

Mix icing ingredients together until light and fluffy. Frost and fill cake. The red velvet cake recipe is ready! Enjoy!