Red Velvet Cake With Beet Juice

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This red velvet cake with beet juice keeps you from having to use red food coloring. This is how the Appalachian Cooks always made this cake.

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Red Velvet Cake With Beet Juice Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup Crisco
  • 2 Tbsp. Hershey’s chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1½ Tbsp Beet Juice
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Sift together the flours. Cream Crisco and sugar. Add eggs. Combine Beet Juice, chocolate and vanilla. Stir into creamed mixture. Alternately add flour with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Combine soda and vinegar, add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, or until done. Bake in 2-9″ pans, then put together as a layer cake.

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