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Red Velvet Cake (Different)

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“I know there are many, many recipes on this site for red velvet cake but have not found one like this. Actually it reminds me of a tres leches cake. I have not tried it and would love to get feedback. I think it came from an old church cookbook in Kingston, Ontario.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
10-12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat oil and sugar very well.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well.
  3. Add food coloring.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa.
  5. In separate bowl, dissolve baking soda in vinegar.
  6. Stir into buttermilk and mix well.
  7. Add vanilla.
  8. Add sifted dry ingredients, alternately with buttermilk.
  9. Beat until smooth.
  10. Topping:
  11. Bring milk and sugar to a boil - COOL.
  12. When cake is baked, cool 5 minutes. Remove layers and place on wire racks.
  13. Put waxed paper under racks.
  14. Prick holes in cake layers.
  15. Pour milk-sugar mixture over - allow to soak inches.
  16. Put together with the cream cheese icing.
  17. Icing:
  18. Beat all together well - red food coloring could be added for presentation.
  19. Oven: 350 - 25 minutes.
  20. 2 - 9 inch round cake pans well greased.

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