Green Velvet Cake Recipe
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Green Velvet Cake

1 1/2 cups oil
2 eggs
1/2 tsp green food coloring
1 Tbs vinegar
1 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt


3 Tbs meringue powder
1/2 cup cold water
2 cup sugar
1/4 cup white corn syrup
1/2 cup water

Combine eggs, sugar, oil and vinegar in bowl. Mix well. Sift flour and soda together. Add to egg mixture alternately with buttermilk, mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla and food coloring. Pour into 3 greased and floured 8 " cake pans.

Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Cool. Frost between layers, top and side of cake. Sprinkle chopped pistachio nuts on top. For frosting, beat meringue powder and 1/2 cup of cold water til stiff, about 4 minutes.

Mix sugar, corn syrup and 1/2 cup of water in a 2 qt. saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cool slightly.

Slowly add syrup to meringue mixture while beating on low. After adding all syrup to the mixture, turn beaters on high.

Beat for about 4 minutes until stiff and glossy.

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