~*Red Velvet Cake*~
~1/2 Cup (1 Stick) Unsalted, Softened Butter
~1 1/2 Cups White, Granulated Sugar
~2 Large Eggs
~1/4 Cup Red Food Colouring
~1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
~1 1/2 Cups Cultured Buttermilk
~2 Tbs. Semi-Sweet Cocoa Powder
~1 Tsp. French Vanilla Extract
~2 3/4 Cups Sifted Cake Flour
~1 Tbs. White Distilled Vinegar
~1 Tsp. Baking Soda
~1 Tsp. Baking Powder
~Preheat oven to 350F (170C).
~Cream together Butter and Sugar.
~Beat in Eggs one at a time, fully incorporating after each addition.
~Blend in Cocoa Powder, Food Coluring, Vegetable Oil and French Vanilla Extract.
~In a separate bowl, sift together Flour and Baking Powder and mix thoroughly. Add this to the main mixture in 3 additions, alternating wth additions of Buttermilk. Begin and end with flour mixture, making sure all ingredients are fully combined after each addition.
~In a separate bowl, combing Vinegar and Baking Soda. Gently fold this into your main mixture: DO NOT BEAT OR BLEND.
~*Baking times for this recipe*~
~8" Round Pan (X2): 27 Minutes
~9" Round Pan (X2): 25 Minutes
~9"x13" Sheet Pan: 30 Minutes
~24 Cupcakes: 20 Minutes
~Bundt Pan: 35 Minutes