Easy Red Velvet Cake

Total Time
10 mins
25 mins
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  • 1 (18 ounce) box yellow cake mix (without pudding added)
  • 2 tablespoons sifted unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 3 eggs (or use the amount stated on cake mix)
  • 1 ounce red food coloring
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • cream cheese frosting


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease two 8-inch round cake pans.
  3. Place the dry cake mix in a large bowl and add in the amount of water suggested on the box, then add in cocoa powder, vinegar, eggs, food colouring and oil; mix all ingredients thoroughly using an electric mixer until well blended.
  4. Divide into prepared cake pans.
  5. Bake for for about 25-30 minutes or until cake tests done.
  6. Cool slightly then invert onto plates, frost as desired.