Skip to Content

Red Velvet Cake II (VRP 090)

Share Your Love of Vintage Recipes!!!

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Red Velvet Cake Recipe Card Front

Front of the recipe card for Red Velvet Cake.

Vintage Recipe Box 90

There are lots of fun recipes to read in the box this recipe for Red Velvet Cake was with.

Click here to view all of  recipes.

More Vintage Recipes

We have lots of recipes on the site that may be of interest to you.

Use the links below to view other recipes similar to this Red Velvet Cake recipe.

Recipe Box and Cards

Start your own recipe box or your family or friends. Click here to view New and Vintage Recipe Boxes.

Once you have your recipe boxes, you will need recipe cards. Click here to view Recipe Cards and Templates.

Want to protect your recipe cards from splats and splatters in the kitchen? Click here to view Recipe Card Protectors and Sleeves.

Vintage Kitchen Tools and Dishes

I love vintage dishes and kitchenware. 

On the weekends I can often be found in a thrift store poking through the shelves to find vintage treasures to use as props for our photography for the site.

Click here to view Vintage Kitchenware on Etsy.

Vintage Cookbooks

Every once and a while you can find a good cookbook with Vintage Recipes on Amazon. I don’t have any recommendations as I haven’t bought any as I prefer the handwritten recipes that you see on our site.

You can always find treasures on sites that sell used items such as Vintage Cookbooks on eBay and Vintage Cookbooks on Etsy

Vintage Recipe Project on Social Media

We would love to interact with you about our vintage recipes. 

Join us on your favorite social media platform by clicking the links below.

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

If you make this Red Velvet Cake recipe, please share your photos and comments below!

Red Velvet Cake Recipe e1543795543198

Red Velvet Cake Recipe (VRP 090)

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. "Adams Best" Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Adams Butter Flavor
  • Two ½ oz. bottles Adams Red Color
  • 3 Tbl. (level) cocoa
  • 2½ cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tbl. vinegar

No-Cook Icing

  • 1 lb. confectioners sugar (sifted)
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 Tbl. "Adams Best" Vanilla
  • ¼ tsp. Adams Butter Flavor
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 5 Tbl. milk (approx.)

Instructions

  1. Cream shortening, add sugar gradually and cream until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs ones at a time, beating vigorously after each addition.
  3. Add flavors.
  4. Make a paste of cocoa and food coloring and blend in.
  5. Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately with buttermilk.
  6. Add vinegar with last half of buttermilk.
  7. Beat only until smooth.
  8. Bake in 3 greased and floured 8 inch or 9 inch pans for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees, or until cake tester comes out clean.
  9. Cool 10 minutes, remove from pans and cool completely.

No-Cook Icing

  1. Sift confectioners sugar. Blend well about ½ the sugar with shortening, flavors and salt.
  2. Alternately add rest of sugar and enough milk to get a smooth spreading icing.

Red Velvet Cake

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

VintageRecipeProject.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Read our Privacy and Affiliate Policy.

Skip to Recipe