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Red Velvet Cake

Maria's picture
There are many of you who will make serving this cake, all-time favorite, a tradition for birthdays and other special occasions.
  German chocolate cake mix 200 Gram
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Red food color 1 Ounce (1 Oz)
  Baking cocoa 1 Tablespoon (Unsweetened)
  Cream cheese 2 Ounce, softened
  Milk 2 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan or two 9-inch round cake pans and lightly flour, or spray with baking spray with flour.
2. In large bowl, beat all cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan(s).
3. Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan or 9-inch rounds. Cool completely.
4. In chilled large bowl, mix cream cheese and milk until smooth. Beat in whipping cream and powered sugar with electric mixer on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until soft peaks form. Frost top of 13x9-inch cake or fill and frost cake layers. Store in refrigerator.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Follow High Altitude cake mix directions on box for 13x9-inch pan or two 9-inch round pans.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Holiday, Kids
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Cheese, Egg, Milk Product
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 382 Calories from Fat 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.6%

Saturated Fat 11.7 g58.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 119.5 mg39.8%

Sodium 177.2 mg7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 18.4 g

Protein 3 g6.5%

Vitamin A 2.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.5% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Thank you Maria for sharing this delicious recipe of red velvet cake . This red velvet cake recipe is looking very easy and simple. It would be a great choice for loving kids. I will try it.
shantihhh's picture
Red Velvet Cake became very popular in the US in the 1950's. The acidic reaction of vinegar and buttermilk is what makes the flavour so wonderful. There are actually 3 different recipe versions for red velvet cake. I use to make it for the kids for birthday parties-whoops! Be cautious about serving this to children!!!! Unless you wantto be ulling them off the ciling as Red Food Colouring is known to cause hyper-activity (ADHD) in some children. Also special care mstbe made that the red food colouring is infact safe. o agoogle on this subject and you will read of tis healthy concern. One time we allowed our grandson to have red coloured juice and some candy-uh-oh poor kid was bouncing off walls and couldn't stop for hours. Even the red food colouring in tandoori items can be a problem. Shanti/Mary-Anne
veerpradeep's picture
hi Maria, I will try this cake. It is amazing. I totally fell in love with it. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe Red Velvet Cake good job..... fOODLOVERveerpradeep
tophergrace08's picture
looks delicious...
itrat's picture
good website for cookiing lovers.
Red Velvet Cake Recipe