Red Velvet Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Icing

  Ingredients: ½ cup shortening 1 and ½ cups sugar 2 eggs 2 ounces red food coloring 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 2 and ¼ cups flour 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 Tablespoons vinegar 1 teaspoon soda 1 scant teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk ~~~ Directions: Cream shortening, sugars together, then add eggs one at a time … Continue reading

Red Velvet Cake

Please excuse the lighting for the Red Velvet cake.  The icing on this cake is very white as it’s a cream cheese icing (recipe below). My kitchen has the worst lighting and I’m constantly trying to get a picture without it looking too yellow.   This cake recipe has been in my collection for as long as I can remember.  … Continue reading

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies For the cookies:   2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tbsp. cocoa powder ½ tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt 8 tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1 oz. red food coloring Ingredients: … Continue reading