Sunday, August 28, 2011

Waldorf Astoria Red Cake

Contributor:  Frankleen Cozzens
CC Original

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

Cream Crisco and sugar.  add eggs, vanilla and food coloring.  Sift together cocoa, flour and soda and add, alternating with buttermilk.  Mix vinegar and soda together, let fix, then add to batter.  Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.


Mix and cook together 1 cup milk, 1/2 cu flour and a pinch of salt until thickened, then cool.  Mix together 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup Crisco, 1/2 cup oleo and 1 tsp vanilla, beating until thick and fluffy.  add to flour mixture and beat.

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