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Carolyn's Red Velvet

Posted by BlueRose8302 I had an order that included 9 red velvet cakes--and I couldn't find a recipe that I liked well enough. My aunt Carolyn gave me her recipe and I think it is the best one I have found! The tase and textue is very nice and it doesn't crack and shrink like some other's I have tried. I hope that you like it! Carolyn's Red Velvet Ingredients 1/2 cup crisco 1 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 tbs cocoa 1 oz bottle red food coloring 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup buttermilk 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp white vinegar. Instructions Preheat... read more

No added sugar fruit cake

Posted by gales I've been trying to perfect a no added sugar fruit cake for several weeks and found this adapted recipe came out the best for taste. A batch of the 12 cake recipe made me two 4" round and 2 6" round cakes, adjusting the cooking time to 2 hours and 3 hours. No added sugar fruit cake Ingredients 3 1/2 lbs mixed dried fruit (currants, sultanas and raisins). The grated rind and juice of 2 lemons. 2 tablespoons orange juice. 1 grated dessert apple 14 oz plain flour 12 oz low fat marg ( I use Flora) Equivalent of 12 oz sugar in a granular substitute such... read more

Strawberry Butter Cream Filling

Posted by lutie Strawberry Butter Cream Filling Ingredients 3 cups butter, room temperature 1 cup vegetable shortening 2 - 32 oz. bags 10X sugar (powdered sugar) 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1 over-flowing Tablespoon Creme Bouquet Dash Salt 24 oz jar of Strawberry Preserves Instructions Beat for 3 to 4 minutes: 3 cups butter, room temperature 1 cup Crisco Add (slowly): 2 - 32 oz. bags 10X sugar (powdered sugar) 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1 over-flowing Tablespoon Creme Bouquet Dash salt Beat for 5 minutes and slowly add the rest of the heavy whipping... read more

Peppermint 3 Layer Cake

Posted by flowermom A nice cake that is not over powering with peppermint flavoring that blends well with the cream cheese peppermint frosting. Peppermint 3 Layer Cake Ingredients In one bowl mix: 18 oz white cake mix 3 egg whites 1 1/3 cup buttermilk 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil In another bowl mix together: 1 3/4 cup yellow cake mix 1 3/4 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup butter 1 egg 1 1/2 Tablespoons cocoa 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 Tablespoons red food coloring 1 teaspoon cider vinegar Frosting: 8 oz cream cheese 1 cup butter 2 lbs powder sugar 2 teaspoons peppermint... read more

Momo's Gingerbread

Posted by melkneec This is my Grandmother's recipe that has been in the family for a long time. Not a good recipe to make houses from but very yummy! I could eat all the cakes myself. lol. Hope you like it. If you have any questions just ask. I'm happy to help. Momo's Gingerbread Ingredients GINGERBREAD: 10 cups self-rising flour, sifted 3 tsp of ginger 1 tsp of allspice 4 cups of granulated sugar 1 ½ cups brown sugar, packed 1 cup of Wesson oil 1 ½ cups of buttermilk 1 cup of molasses 5 large eggs, whole GLAZE: 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp allspice, 1 ½ cups brown... read more

Old Fashion Gingerbread

Posted by melkneec This recipe has been passed down in our family. It is a family favorite. I'm not a big fan of gingerbread cookies but love these little cakes. Good thing I only make them once a year. :) Not a good gingerbread to make house of but very good to eat! Old Fashion Gingerbread Ingredients GINGERBREAD: 10 cups self-rising flour, sifted 3 tsp of ginger 1 tsp of allspice 4 cups of granulated sugar 1 ½ cups brown sugar, packed 1 cup of Wesson oil 1 ½ cups of buttermilk 1 cup of molasses 5 large eggs, whole GLAZE: 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp allspice, 1 ½ cups... read more

Chocolate Fruit Cake

Posted by debbiew1 Chocolate Fruit Cake Ingredients 500g Raisins 250g Pitted Prunes, chopped 250g Pitted Dates, chopped 125g Sultanas 125g Currants 200g Glace Cherries 1 cup Rum (or Brandy or semi-sweet sherry) 250g butter, cut into small pieces 1 ½ cups dark brown sugar 1 Tablespoon vanilla essence 4 x 60g eggs 200g dark chocolate ½ cup apricot jam ½ cup apricot nectar 2 cups plain flour ½ cup self raising flour 1 Tablespoon cinnamon Instructions 1.Mix the dried fruit in a bowl and add the rum and leave for 1-2 hours. 2.Line a 23cm round cake tin (or 2x... read more

Jello Cake

  • by JanH

Posted by JanH This makes a very colorful, festive cake for any holiday or birthday! Jello Cake Ingredients 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided 2 cups cake flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 smal box Jello (flavor desired) 3/4 cup milk 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 Tbsp. lemon extract 4 eggs, separated Instructions In a mixing bowl, sift 1 1/4 cups of the sugar, flour, baking powder and gelatin together. In another bowl, combine milk, vegetable oil and lemon extract. Beat the liquids into the dry ingredients until batter is smooth. Beat egg yolks one at a time, into the... read more

Perfect Red Velvet Cake

Posted by FerretDeprived I found this cake recipe on allrecipes.com ,and it's my absolute favorite red velvet cake. I've never used any other recipe ,but on the original recipe there are alot of changes made from the original that make it good. Here is the recipe with the changes in it. There are alot of steps ,but this recipe really doesn't take as long as you think. Perfect Red Velvet Cake Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2 ounces red food coloring 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups... read more

Ahvon's Red Velvet w/Cream Cheese Frosting (from scratch)

Posted by Ahvon This cake is a little time consuming. I find I get the best results when all directions are followed as instructed. Good Luck! (forgive my spelling in this) Ahvon's Red Velvet w/Cream Cheese Frosting (from scratch) Ingredients Cake: 1/2 Cup BUTTER Crisco (sticks work the best-do not get imitation brand) 2 large eggs (I like the jumbo eggs) 2 cups cake flour (I use Jiffy cake mix, granny uses Downs) 1 tablespoon cocoa (do NOT skip this... this and the Crisco is what gives the cake it's deep red color) 1/s teaspoon salt (popcorn salt works the... read more

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