Easy Red Velvet Cake


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A couple drops of red food coloring turn a regular white cake into red velvet.

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  • 1 box yellow cake mix (without pudding)
  • Milk (substitute for water in cake mix)
  • 2 Tbs. cocoa
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 2 eggs (or amount cake recipe requires)
  • 1 oz. red food coloring
  • 1/2 C. vegetable oil
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • box confectioners' sugar
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 C. margarine, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 C. nuts, chopped (optional)

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix ingredients thoroughly. Pour into two 8" round pans or one 9"x13" pan. Bake 30-35 minutes, until cake tests done. When cake is cool, frost with Cream Cheese frosting (see below). Frosting: In small mixing bowl, mix all ingredients thoroughly. Spread over cake.

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