Red Cake


yellow cake mix & any ingredients it calls for
2 Tbsp cocoa
2 Tbsp red food coloring
½ tsp vanilla
2 Tbsp oil
1 1/2 Tbsp vinegar
1/2 tsp baking soda


1/2 c butter (1 stick)
1/2 c Crisco
1 c white granulated sugar
3/4 c milk (warm, not hot)
1 tsp Vanilla

Pre-heat oven to 375°F.

Mix together cake mix and the ingredients it calls for, with cocoa, red food coloring, vanilla, and oil. Beat for 5 minutes. In a small bowl, mix vinegar and baking soda, then stir it into the batter and beat for one more minute. Pour into cake pan and bake for 25 minutes.

For icing: Blend butter and Crisco on low speed. Add sugar gradually; when completely blended add milk a little at a time. Add Vanilla, then turn speed to high until peaks form.

Source: Heather Hart

Published in: on October 16, 2009 at 6:09 pm  Leave a Comment  
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