Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    The ultimate red velvet cake! It's a decadent, flavorful, gorgeously red and tender cake topped with a sweet, rich cream cheese frosting. It's perfectly melt-in-your-mouth fluffy and amazingly moist. A dessert that's sure to impress!

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 cups (354g) all-purpose flour ((scoop and level to measure))
    • 3 Tbsp (19g) unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 3/4 tsp salt
    • 2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
    • 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, (softened)
    • 1/3 cup (80ml) vegetable or canola oil
    • 3 large eggs
    • 2 large egg yolks
    • 1 oz liquid red food coloring
    • 1 1/3 cups (315ml) buttermilk
    • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 tsp vinegar
    • 16 oz cream cheese, (nearly at room temperature)
    • 1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, (nearly at room temperature)
    • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 6 cups (720g) powdered sugar

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 683 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 32 g 48.92%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 82.88%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 76 mg 25.27%
    • Sodium: 359 mg 14.95%
    • Calcium: 60 mg 5.97%
    • Potassium: 100 mg 2.87%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.43%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 99 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.38%
    • Sugar: 78 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 17.07%
    • Vitamin C 0.34%
    • Vitamin D 0.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq