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Red Velvet Cake



For the cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) cake pans.
In a medium bowl or on a piece of waxed paper, sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together sugar and butter.
Beat in eggs one at a time.
Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk.
Beat in food coloring and vinegar, then add vanilla.
Spread the batter evenly in the pans.
Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Turn out onto a rack to cool.
Frosting: Blend cream cheese and butter together in a mixing bowl.
Add marshmallows and sugar and blend.
Fold in nuts.
Spread between layers and on top and sides of cooled cake.