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Easy Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Easy red velvet cake recipe that is sure to please any crowd! Not only is it easy to throw this red velvet cake together, but it tastes delicious! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword cake recipes, easy red velvet cake recipe, red velvet cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 423kcal
Author Pretty Providence

Ingredients

For the Cake

  • 1 oz red food coloring
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1-1/2 C oil
  • 1-1/2 C sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 C buttermilk
  • 2-1/2 C flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vinegar

For the Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 Cup butter
  • 1 lb powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

For the Cake

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In a glass measuring cup mix food coloring and cocoa, set aside.
  • Mix sugar, oil and egg.
  • Once they are mixed well, add food coloring and vanilla.
  • Pour buttermilk in the glass measuring cup that the food coloring was in.
  • Alternate adding milk and sifted flour and salt and mix well.
  • Fold in soda and vinegar.
  • Pour in greased pan (2- 9" round pans or a jelly roll pan).
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

For the Frosting

  • Mix all ingredients together until well blended and spread evenly over your cake!

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Nutrition

Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 425mg | Potassium: 74mg | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 0.7mg