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Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (23 Votes)
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Servings 12
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 75

  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 2 ounces beet juice
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened (2-sticks)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups butter, softened (2-sticks)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar

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No food coloring used here! The deep red color in this delicious red velvet cake comes from using beet juice which ...

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If you love cake you'll love this Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting garnished with chocolate shavings

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into chunks
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature, separated
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 teaspoons red food coloring, optional
  • 1 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 12 ounces soft light cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Grated chocolate for garnish, optional
4.2/5 (21 Votes)

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Red velvet cake with a mascarpone and vanilla bean filling is smothered in a chocolate ganache

  • MASCARPONE-VANILLA BEAN FILLING:
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 (1-ounce) bottle red food coloring (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk or sour milk*
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 2 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped (with cocoa butter)
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1/3 cup mascarpone cheese or cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • Chocolate Ganache
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon light-color corn syrup
  • 2 1/2 cups semisweet or dark chocolate pieces
4.5/5 (21 Votes)

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This is similar to the original recipe that began the red velvet craze

  • 1/2 cup (113-grams) butter, at room temperature, plus 2 tablespoons to prepare pans
  • 3 tablespoons (22-grams) cocoa powder, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups (300-grams) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons (10-milliliters) vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons (30-milliliters) red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon (6-grams) salt
  • 1 teaspoon (5-grams) baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups (250-grams) flour, sifted
  • 1 cup (236-milliliters) whole buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon (15-milliliters) vinegar
  • Ermine icing, or other fluffy white icing
4.5/5 (22 Votes)

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Red velvet cupcakes and cream cheese frosting topped with a fresh strawberry make any celebration a party

  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 box 1 box red velvet cake
  • 3 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup melted butter, cooled
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup strawberries, pureed in the blender
  • 1/4 cup 1/4 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup 2/3 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 1/2 cups 3 to 4 1/2 cups powered sugar
  • Extra strawberries for decoration
4.4/5 (26 Votes)

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Did you know Jello makes a Cheesecake flavored pudding? Well they do and it's the perfect pudding for this deliciou

  • 1 box Red Velvet cake mix, with the ingredients needed to make the cake
  • 2 (3.4-ounce) boxes instant Cheesecake-flavored pudding
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 (8-ounce) tub frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 10 Oreo cookies, crushed, optional
4.3/5 (86 Votes)

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Buttermilk and vegetable oil makes this cake batter very moist and tender

  • CAKE:
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 2/3 cups buttermilk
  • 1 ounce liquid red food color
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 ounces quality white chocolate bar, chopped
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • FROSTING GARNISH:
  • Additional white chocolate bar, optional
4.5/5 (64 Votes)

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For cake: Mix all together and then add red food coloring last

  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp. cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups Crisco oil
  • 2-1/2 cups plain or cake flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 oz. red food coloring
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 box (1 lb.) powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts
4.7/5 (27 Votes)

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Cream sugar and shortening, then add eggs

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 oz. red food coloring
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
4.5/5 (34 Votes)

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A classic red velvet cake with a smooth cream cheese frosting

  • Cake:
  • 2 1/2 C all purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 C granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 C vegetable oil
  • 1 C buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp red gel food coloring (maybe more or less depending on desired color)
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  • For Cream Cheese Icing:
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup sugar (or sweetener of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup light buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp white distilled vinegar
  • 1/2 cup prepared plain coffee
  • red gel food coloring, 5-10 drops (varies with brand)
  • Optional*: mini chocolate chips
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 oz package of reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • Optional ingredients are not included nutrition calculations.
4.5/5 (19 Votes)

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Cake: 1. Cream shortening and sugar in bowl with mixer until light and fluffy

  • Cake:
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons hot water OR coffee
  • 1-3/4 plus 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 pound confectioner's sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 cup coffee
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
5/5 (1 Votes)

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1. Place rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350 F

  • Solid vegetable oil shortening, for greasing the pans
  • Flour, for dusting the pans
  • 1 (18.5-ounce) package plain butter recipe golden cake mix
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 1 (1-ounce) bottle red food coloring
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
4.3/5 (3 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  • Cake:
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 oz. red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Frosting:
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • dash vanilla
4.2/5 (10 Votes)

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Transform a classic red velvet cake into a festive holiday dessert by adding peppermint extract to the rich cream c...

  • PEPPERMINT CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 (18 1/4-ounce) package white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (9-ounce) package yellow cake mix*
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons liquid red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 (2-pound) package powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
4.3/5 (4 Votes)

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