Missy's Red Velvet Cake W/Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Missy's Red Velvet Cake W/Cream Cheese Frosting
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Spray pans w/Pam Baking Spray or grease and flour two 9-in. cake pans; set pans aside.
  2. With electric mixer on medium speed, beat eggs, shortening and sugar until well combined. Add the food coloring and cocoa, mixing well. Add the butter and mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift the cake flour & salt three times. Slowly add to creamed mixture. Add the buttermilk and mix well.
  4. In a small bowl, combine baking soda & vinegar, stirring until baking soda is dissolved. Once dissolved, add to batter and mix well.
  5. Pour batter into the prepared pans & bake about 20 mins or until cake springs back upon touch. Let layers cool completely on wire racks.
  6. While cakes are cooling, prepare frosting. Using an electric mixer, combine butter, vanilla & cream cheese until completely blended. Reduce mixer speed & gradually add sifted confectioners' sugar. Once completely blended, add chopped pecans, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1207.92 Kcal (5057 kJ)
Calories from fat 600.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 66.69g 103%
Cholesterol 188.09mg 63%
Sodium 611.59mg 25%
Potassium 311.53mg 7%
Total Carbs 148.19g 49%
Sugars 109.15g 437%
Dietary Fiber 4.03g 16%
Protein 12.15g 24%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 4.5mg 25%
Calcium 112.9mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 400.88 Kcal (1678 kJ)
Calories from fat 199.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.13g 103%
Cholesterol 62.42mg 63%
Sodium 202.97mg 25%
Potassium 103.39mg 7%
Total Carbs 49.18g 49%
Sugars 36.22g 437%
Dietary Fiber 1.34g 16%
Protein 4.03g 24%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 13%
Iron 1.5mg 25%
Calcium 37.5mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 28.9
  • 34

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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