A beautiful red Bundt cake to grace your Holiday table. Frost with cream cheese frosting and sprinkle with nuts if desired.
Red Velvet Cake V
1 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups white sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
2 ounces red food coloring
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan. Sift together the flour, cocoa and baking powder; set aside.
2 In a large bowl, cream together the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Mix well then stir in the vanilla and red food coloring.
3 Pour batter into a 10 inch Bundt pan. Bake for 60 to 90 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.