The reason I decided to add the cake mix is so the layers would be thicker. I made the recipe before in three layers and the layers were on the thin side so I wanted to add something to it just to make the layers thicker.
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Omitting the vinegar and changing the amount of buttermilk are what caused the red color to be more brown. It is the acidic reaction between those and the cocoa that help give a more pronounced red color.
As well as adding a French Vanilla cake mix. Cake mixes do weird things.