Red Velvet Cake

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Ready Time: 40 Min
  • Servings: 16 servings
Frosting can be found Red Velvet Cake Frosting


  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 count eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 ounce food coloring red


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Cream sugar and shortening.
    3. Add eggs. Beat until fluffy. Add vanilla.
    4. Combine milk, vinegar, and food coloring in a separate bowl.
    5. Combine dry ingredients in another separate bowl and sift.
    6. Alternately add the wet and dry ingredients to your batter.
    7. Pour batter into two greased 8" round pans and bake for 25 minutes or until done at 350 degrees.  You can also make regular size or oversized cupcakes setting timer for 18 minutes and then checking for done-ness every two minutes, do not over bake cupcakes!
    8. Cool thoroughly before icing.
Nutritional Information
Red Velvet Cake

Servings Per Recipe: 16 servings

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 210

  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 30mg
  • Sodium: 170mg
  • Total Carbs: 32g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 3g


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