Red Velvet Cake

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Ingredients

2 3/4 cups cake flour (sifted, or 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for coating the pans)
2 teaspoons fine salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder (natural)
2 tablespoons red food coloring (1 [1-ounce] bottle)
1 1/2 tablespoons water
8 ounces unsalted butter (at room temperature, plus more for coating the pans)
2 cups granulated sugar
3 large eggs (at room temperature)
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon grated orange (finely, from 1 to 2 oranges; optional)
1 cup low-fat buttermilk (or whole)
6 ounces unsalted butter (at room temperature)
1 pound cream cheese (at room temperature)
1 pound powdered sugar (sifted)
2 tablespoons whole milk (if needed)
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NutritionView more

790Calories
Sodium28%DV680mg
Fat65%DV42g
Protein16%DV8g
Carbs33%DV100g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories790Calories from Fat380
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat42g65%
Saturated Fat25g125%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol165mg55%
Sodium680mg28%
Potassium180mg5%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat380
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate100g33%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars73g146%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.