Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

My mother in law passed this recipe down to me when her son requested that I make this cake. It's a beautiful cake with the deep red color and the bright white frosting. It's great for a holiday party (or anytime really). This red velvet cake gets regular compliments when I bake it for my friends and family. My brother in law recently asked me to make it as his groom's cake for his wedding and all of the guests raved about it. It's a simple recipe that you really can't go wrong with!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the cake, mix all ingredients well using a hand held mixer. Mix until smooth consistency.
  2. Bake in three 8 inch layer cake pans at 350 degrees for approximately 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  3. Let cake cool completely before trying to ice.
  4. For cream cheese icing, cream butter and cheese together using a hand held mixer.
  5. Add sugar, vanilla and nuts and mix well.
  6. Spready evenly on cake.