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Red Velvet Cake

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time Prep Time: 10 miutes
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time Total Time: 55 minute
  • Yield Yield: 2 Cake Layers 1x
  • Category Category: Dessert
  • Method Method: Oven
  • Cuisine Cuisine: American

Description:

Red Velvet cake forms the base of a fun vampire cake that’s perfect for your next Halloween party! You can also make Halloween cupcakes with this recipe, see the “notes” section for tips on making them.


Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 oz. red food coloring
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Grease and flour two 8 inch cake pans, or 3 6 inch pans.
  3. Whisk together eggs, oil, buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla and food coloring. Set aside.
  4. Next whisk together all your dry ingredients: flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt and baking soda.
  5. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix on medium-high for about a minute or until completely combined.
  6. Divide cake evenly into cake pans.
  7. Bake 25-30 minutes or until cake springs back to the touch.
  8. Allow cakes to cool in pans for 10 minutes and then transfer to wire rack to continue cooling.
  9. Level cakes before stacking frosting.

Notes:

To make this cake into cupcakes fill liners 2/3 full and bake for 15-20 minutes until the centers are set and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean! It will make 30 cupcakes

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