Friday, February 12, 2010

Valentine's Day Recipe Exchange: Red Velvet Cake


I receive so many compliments about how moist this cake is every time I fix it.  The icing has such a good flavor to it and really compliments the cake!


2 eggs
2 cups Crisco oil
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cocoa
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 oz red food coloring
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp vinegar

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix oil, sugar, and eggs.  Sift in dry ingredients.  Add rest of ingredients.
  3. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.


1 box confectioners sugar
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 stick margarine, softened
1 tsp vanilla

  1. Mix all ingredients together.


    ~~louise~~ said...

    Is there a better cake to bake with Valentine's Day on the horizon? I vote NO! That's a beauty Katie and I can certainly understand the compliments. Thanks for sharing...

    P.S. That McKinley widget you have looks interesting. Are you pleased with it? I'm thinking of signing up.

    Jenny said...

    Hi! I don't post recipes on my blog or I would totally link to you here. This sounds scrumptious!

    Katie's Southern Kitchen said...

    Thanks for stopping by girls!

    Louise--I figured with it being red that Red Velvet Cake would be the perfect recipe to post for Valentine's Day! HA! And yes MckLinky is great and they have several different gadgets, not just the list one that I used! Go check them out

    Jenny~~I understand! I did go drop by your blog to see what it was all about and it looks like a fun place to hang out!

    ~~louise~~ said...

    Hi Katie, I bookmarked McKinley and will go back in the future. It looks interesting.

    I'm also going to "grab" your button. It looks so pretty and will remind me to drop by more often. Thanks again. Have a lovely Valentine's Day!!!

    FranticMommy said...

    Yummy! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog on my SITS day. And what an awesome day that was!

    A Wedding Story said...

    Yum! Looks delish!