{short description of image}1st Traveler's Choice




Internet Cookbook Thousands of recipes from Innkeepers, Chefs and Culinary Professionals.{short description of image}


National Lodging Directory Bed & Breakfast, Country Inns, & Small Hotels




Vacation Rentals ...condos, cabins, beach homes and luxury estates.

"Cross-B" Guest Ranch

Dutton, Montana

Heritage Recipe

Red Velvet Cake and Frosting

This is a recipe handed down from Grandma Gladys. Though many versions of Red Velvets exist, there is no replacement for this recipe. Remember not to substitute any ingredients -- that's the trick! It makes a beautiful and delicious birthday cake and is a yearly favorite for our oldest son, Gene. Don't forget to use the special frosting listed here.

Ingredients:
1 cup shortening (butter-flavored Crisco)
1-1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
2 Tablespoons cocoa powder
1 ounce red food coloring
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup buttermilk (not powdered)
2-1/2 cups sifted cake flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
Red Velvet Frosting:
5 Tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1 cup white sugar
1 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla

Cake: Cream shortening, sugar, and eggs. Make a paste with cocoa and food coloring; add to creamed mixture. Mix salt and vanilla with buttermilk and add alternatively with flour to creamed mixture. Mix soda and vinegar and fold into mixture. Do not beat. Bake in two 9-inch layer pans, greased and floured, at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.

Frosting: Cook flour and milk until thick, stirring constantly. (This will be as thick as paste.) Let cool until cold. Cream together sugar, butter, and vanilla; add to cold mixture. Beat until the mixture is the consistency to spread. When finished, it is similar to the likes of whipped cream. It makes the cake!

  • You found this recipe on 1st Traveler's Choice Internet Cookbook. (www.virtualcities.com)

Other Recipes on the Internet Cookbook of 1st Traveler's Choice with 1000's of tried and tested recipes from Innkeepers, Chefs, and Culinary Professionals.
Internet Cookbook Recipe Index
Other Bed and Breakfast, Country Inns and Small Hotels on 1st Traveler's Choice Travel and Lodging Directory
Arkansas Lodging Directory ... North America Lodging Directory
Arkansas Vacation Rentals ... North America Vacation Rentals ... Virtual Cities

1st Traveler's Choice offers you lodging choices of Bed and Breakfast, Country Inns, Small Hotels, Resorts, Dude Ranches and Vacation Rentals in great vacation areas. If you are looking for places to stay where you can enjoy a romantic getaway, great fishing, fly-fishing, skiing, golf, tennis, boating, horseback riding, sight seeing or just plain relaxing you've come to the right place. If you are traveling for business or pleasure you can find it here at www.virtualcities.com .........© 1998 - ONS Inc.