How to make it

  • Preheat the oven to 350*F.
  • Cake:
  • Cream butter and sugar until fluffy using medium speed of an electric mixer for 4 minutes. Add eggs and beat 2 minutes on high speed.
  • In a deep bowl put cocoa into green food coloring and make into a paste, slowly add to the batter.
  • Add salt to flour, then add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk with mixer on low speed.
  • ad vanilla, vinegar and soda, blend well.
  • Pour in 2 9" layer pans, greased and lined with waxed paper.
  • Bake 25 minutes or until cake test for doneness.
  • Cool on a wire racks for 15 minutes and remove from cake pans and cool on wire racks until completely cooled.
  • Butter Cream Icing:
  • Cream butter ans shortening, blend in flour 1 Tbsp. at a time, Beating thoroughly after each addition.
  • Sift confectioners sugar and salt a small amount at a time beating constantly.
  • Add extracts
  • Add milk as needed fro desired consistency
  • Add green food coloring.
  • spread on cooled cake.

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    " It was excellent "
    cougarwoman ate it and said...
    Wow..I am for all things Irish..being 3 parts..St. Patricks day is my #1 fav holiday..I love red velvet cake..what's not to love about fav color..Thanks so much will try this soon...
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    " It was excellent "
    tippystclair ate it and said...
    This looks wonderful and I will make it tomorrow!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow a definite cohaholic cake wow I can taste it now thanks buddy
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  • jeffsgirl 10 years ago
    Thanks for this post. Are you making this for your party tomorrow? Have fun! Go Jeff!
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  • juliecake 10 years ago
    Perfect cake for the holiday! Sounds delicious. Thanks!!
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  • krumkake 10 years ago
    That would be PERFECT for St Paddy's Day - thank you for sharing this recipe. I have a feeling this will become a family tradition around here - the cake sounds moist and delicious, and the green coloring just makes it perfect for the holiday...thank you!
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