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red velvet cake recipe

Easy Red Velvet Cake

This delicious Easy Red Velvet Cake with cream cheese frosting is fluffy, moist and easy to make. The best dessert to have is this red velvet cake recipe with buttermilk that’s made from scratch. 
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 8 people
Calories 110 kcal


  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1/2 cup warm coffee
  • 1 tbsp dark rum
  • 3 tbsp red food coloring

White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter soften
  • 4 cups powder sugar
  • 14 oz white chocolate melted and cooled
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon elusion
  • 8 oz cream cheese


  • Preheat oven 350 F.
  • Stiff the cake flour and cocoa powder together.
  • In a large bowl mix all wet ingredients, eggs sugar and rest of wet ingredients to a bowl
  • Add all the dry ingredients to the wet ingrdients with coffee and red food coloring .
  • Grease 3 9 inch baking dish with butter and flour. Pour in batter and cook for 20 minutes or until tooth pick instered and comes out clean.
  • In a medium size bowl add all icing ingredients such as, butter, powder sugar, white chocolate, lemon illusion and cream cheese.  Cream using an electric mixer until its becomes smooth.
  • Once cake is done baking allow it to rest for 30 minutes and then start icing cake to your liking. Enjoy !



Serving: 10people | Calories: 110kcal
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