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Red Velvet Cake
Category: Cakes 
Posted On: Jan 05, 2011  | Rating: Rate This Recipe   ( 0 Review )


  • 21/4 cups sugar
  • 2 sticks butter @ room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 oz red food coloring
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice (believe it or not I like the vinegar)


  • 1 8oz pkg cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup marshmallow cream (fluff) spray spoon and measuring cup lightly with plain cooking spray to prevent sticking
  • 1 1lb box confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup shredded and toasted coconut
  • 1 cup chopped and toasted pecans


Cream butter and sugar, add eggs 1 at a time. Mix cocoa and food coloring together and add to sugar mixture. Sift together flour and salt and add alternately with buttermilk blend in vanilla in a small bowl combine soda and vinegar, add to mixture pour into 3 8? round greased and floured pans. (for a different look, Joy and I use square pans and decorate it with a bow to look like a Xmas package) Bake for 30-35 minutes @ 350

Blend cream cheese and butter , add marshmallow and confectioner sugar. Fold in nuts and coconut

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