Southern Red Velvet Cake

Southern Red Velvet Cake
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Nothing says Valentine's Day quite like a homemade Red Velvet Cake!

Category: desserts


For the Cake:
2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 2/3 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2.5 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 Tbsp cocoa powder
1 cup buttermilk
2 Tbsp (1 ounce) red food coloring (see note below)
½ Tbsp white vinegar
2 tsp vanilla extract

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:
16 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
2 sticks (16 Tbsp) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
3-3.5 cups powdered sugar


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Added 8 years ago by:
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