Easy Red Velvet Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Claire312

This is a beautiful, easy red velvet cake with a little more chocolate than other versions. Using a white cake mix gives you a headstart and assures a moist cake. Tastes great with cream cheese frosting.

Top Review by SAries

very good. made as advertised and turned out great!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 box white cake mix, with pudding in the mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 118.32 ml margarine
  • 236.59 ml buttermilk
  • 56.69 g red food coloring
  • 59.16 ml baking cocoa


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Mix all ingredients in large mixing bowl.
  3. Beat until well blended-- about 3 minutes.
  4. Pour batter evenly into two greased and floured 8 or 9 inch round pans.
  5. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
  6. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  7. Turn from pan and let cool completely.
  8. Frost with cream cheese icing.

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