By Popular Demand

15 10 2008

Here you go–the official recipe Mamaw uses for her RVC. The recipe is pretty standard, but the moistness lies all in the sifting. Enjoy!


Mamaw’s Red Velvet Cake Recipe


2 cups oil

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

1 cup buttermilk OR plain milk with 2 teaspoons of white vinegar as substitute/Mamaw uses the vinegar and milk almost always

1 teaspoon vanilla

1oz. bottle of red food coloring use the whole bottle

2 1/2 cups flour

1 teaspoon salt

t teaspoon baking soda

2 tablespoons cocoa


Sift flour and set to the side.

make buttermilk and set to the side.

Cream oil and sugar, add eggs, color vanilla stir.

In a separate bowl add all dry ingredients, flour, salt, soda and cocoa sift together then put a little of the dry ingredients into the wet mixture.

Add a little milk and alternate dry ingredients and milk until all of it is mixed together.

Bake in 3 pans thin layers 25 min. at 325 do not overbake depending on your oven bake until just barely done it will bake a little more when you take it out.



Cream 1 stick butter

8oz. cream cheese

1 lb. box powered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

very finely chopped nuts (optional) Nahhhhh

mix all together

spread on each layer and ice the rest of the cake




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