Red Velvet Cake
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cake flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Red food coloring||2 Ounce|
|Soda||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs.
Add cocoa, red coloring and vanilla.
Sift flour and salt and add alternately with buttermilk.
Last mix soda into vinegar and add to batter while still foaming; mix quickly.
Bake in greased floured pans, 2 layer (8 inch) or 1 [9x13 inch) pan, at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes.
Frosting: Cook until thick 5 tablespoons flour and 1 cup milk.
Set aside to cool.
Cream 1 cup butter with 1 cup granulated sugar; then add the milk mixture to the butter mixture and beat until very light.