Red Velvet Cake

READY IN: 52mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, vinegar, and vanilla, beating well.
  • Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  • Add food coloring, beating until combined.
  • Combine flour, and next 3 ingredients; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  • Beat at low speed until blended after each addition.
  • Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch cakepans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans on wire racks for 5 minutes; remove from pans and cool on wire racks.
  • Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.
  • Cream Cheese Frosting: beat cream cheese and butter until creamy; gradually add sugar and vanilla, beating well.
  • Stir in pecans if desired.
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