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1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

1/2 cup shortening

2 eggs

4 tbsp red food color

2 tbsp cocoa powder

1 cup buttermilk

1 tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 tbsp white vinegar

1 1/2 tsp baking soda


Beat together sugar and shortening in a large until light and fluffy


Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition

Combine red food colour and cocoa powder to make a paste, add to the creamed mixture

Mix buttermilk, salt and vanilla in a separate bowl

Add flour, alternating with buttermilk mixture, mixing just until incorporated

Mix Vinegar and baking soda together and gently fold into the cake batter

Pour the batter into your already greased or lined pans

Bake in preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean at about 30 minutes

Allow to cool before taking them out of the pan to a wire rack to cool Happy Baking


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