Blue Velvet Cake

Recipe by Laura O.
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Grease and flour 3 (8-inch) round pans.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream the sugar and butter, mix until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time and mix well after each addition.
  • Mix cocoa and food coloring together and then add to sugar mixture; mix well.
  • Sift together flour and salt.
  • Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  • Blend in vanilla.
  • In a small bowl, combine baking soda and vinegar and add to mixture.
  • Pour batter into pans.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from heat and cool completely before frosting.
  • FOR ICING: Blend cream cheese and butter together in a mixing bowl.
  • Add marshmallows and sugar and blend.
  • Fold in coconut and nuts.
  • Spread between layers and on top and sides of cooled cake.
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