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Red Velvet Cocoa Cake Recipe

Makes: Approximately 6 cups of batter.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease two 8 in. round baking pans with Wilton Cake Release or vegetable pan spray. In large mixer bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until creamy. Add eggs and icing color; blend well. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to batter mixture, beating until blended. Stir baking soda into vinegar; fold carefully into batter (do not beat). Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack. Cool completely.

Step 2

*To sour milk, use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.

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1 Oz. No-Taste Red Icing Color, 1 oz. (Add until batter reaches the desired shade of red)


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butter or margarine

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine (softened)

granulated sugar

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar


2 eggs

all-purpose flour

2 cups all-purpose flour

cocoa powder

1/4 cup cocoa powder


1 teaspoon salt

buttermilk or sour milk

1 cup buttermilk or sour milk

baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

white vinegar

1 tablespoon white vinegar




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