Red Velvet Cake

4.4
(73) 55 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
2
hr.
45
min.
Servings

16 servings

Red velvet cake is a celebration mainstay of the South and now, everywhere else. What makes this version so tantalizing is the smooth cream cheese frosting.

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Make It

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  • Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for two 9-inch round cake layers, adding chocolate and food coloring with water, eggs and oil; cool completely.
  • Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition. Stir in nuts.
  • Fill and frost cake layers with cream cheese frosting.

Size-Wise

Savor a serving of this indulgent special-occasion dessert that is perfect for a party. One cake makes enough for 16 servings.

Special Extra

Decorate cake with the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa using red, green or black decorating gels.

Servings

  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 390
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 56g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 42g
Protein 4g
   
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • sebrint1 |

  • lora earl |

    I make these as cupcakes. Follow cooking time on the box. Everyone loves them. I now have to make a double batch at family parties. They even hide some.

  • lisa-selby |

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