Hershey's Red Velvet Cake

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This is a red-tinted chocolate sheet cake with white frosting. It can also be baked in heart-shaped pans.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan.
  • Beat butter and sugar in large bowl; add eggs and vanilla, beating well. Stir together buttermilk and food color. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; add alternately to butter mixture with buttermilk mixture, mixing well. Stir in baking soda and vinegar. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost; garnish with chocolate chips, if desired. About 15 servings.
  • Variation: For heart shapes: Using open-topped heart-shaped cookie cutter (at least 1-1/2 inches deep and 3-inches wide), cut cake into 12 hearts. Frost and decorate as directed.