Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups cake flour, plus more for dusting
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon table salt
1 cup solid vegetable shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
1 (1-ounce) bottle red food coloring
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
3 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Pinch table salt
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped toasted pecans
Pecan halves, toasted
To decorate cake, set red raspberries on top of the cake alternating with toasted pecan halves.
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