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Nutritional Facts: Red Velvet Layer Cake from the America's Test Kitchen

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  2 tablespoons (11g)
cocoa powder
2 1/4 cups (281g)
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons (7g)
baking soda
1 pinch (0g)
salt
1 cup (245g)
buttermilk
2 large (100g)
eggs
1 tablespoon (15g)
white vinegar
1 teaspoon (4g)
vanilla extract
2 tablespoons (2g)
red food coloring
12 tablespoons (170g)
unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups (300g)
granulated sugar
4 cups (2,112g)
cream cheese frosting
16 ounces (454g)
cream cheese
10 tablespoons (142g)
unsalted butter
2 tablespoons (24g)
sour cream
1 1/2 teaspoons (6g)
vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon (2g)
salt
2 cups (240g)
confectioners' sugar
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.1 0.9 n/a 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 3 0
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 0.0 0.0 4 0
Arginine (g) 0.1 1.2 n/a 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 4 0
Ash (g) 0.6 1.3 2.5 0.4 2.2 1.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.1 0.0 4.9 6.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 1.5 0.0 21 3
Aspartic acid (g) 0.2 1.2 n/a 0.0 0.6 1.3 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 2.3 0.1 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 6 1
Beta-sitosterol n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6.8 n/a n/a n/a 5.7 n/a n/a n/a n/a 12 2
Caffeine (mg) 24.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 25 3
Calcium (mg) 13.8 42.2 0.0 0.1 284.2 56.0 1.0 0.5 n/a 40.9 3.0 63.4 445.3 34.1 26.4 0.7 0.4 2.4 1,014 127
Calories 24.6 1,023.8 0.0 0.0 98.0 143.0 3.1 12.1 n/a 1,221.8 1,161.0 8,764.8 1,554.0 1,018.1 46.3 18.1 0.0 933.6 16,022 2,003
Calories (kj) 102.8 4,283.4 0.0 0.0 414.1 599.0 13.4 50.6 n/a 5,110.3 4,854.0 36,685.4 6,502.5 4,258.6 194.2 75.9 0.0 3,904.8 67,049 8,381
Campesterol n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Carbohydrates (g) 6.3 214.6 0.0 0.0 11.7 0.7 0.1 0.5 n/a 0.1 299.9 1,421.8 18.5 0.1 0.7 0.8 0.0 239.4 2,215 277
Cholesterol (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.8 372.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 366.4 0.0 0.0 499.8 305.3 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,566 196
Copper (mg) 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 0
Cystine (g) 0.0 0.6 n/a 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 1 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 3.6 7.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 11 1
Folate (mcg) 3.5 73.1 0.0 0.0 12.3 47.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 5.1 0.0 0.0 50.0 4.3 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 197 25
Folate, DFE (mcg) 3.5 73.1 0.0 0.0 12.3 47.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 5.1 0.0 0.0 50.0 4.3 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 197 25
Folate, food (mcg) 3.5 73.1 0.0 0.0 12.3 47.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 5.1 0.0 0.0 50.0 4.3 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 197 25
Folic acid (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Fructose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Galactose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Glucose (dextrose) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.4 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Glutamic acid (g) 0.3 9.8 n/a 0.0 1.6 1.7 0.0 n/a n/a 0.3 n/a 0.0 5.9 0.3 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 20 2
Glycine (g) 0.1 1.0 n/a 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 2 0
Histidine (g) 0.0 0.6 n/a 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 2 0
Hydroxyproline n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Iron (mg) 1.5 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.8 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.2 3.4 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 12 2
Isoleucine (g) 0.1 1.0 n/a 0.0 0.5 0.7 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 1.5 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 4 0
Lactose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 14.6 n/a 0.8 n/a n/a 0.0 15 2
Leucine (g) 0.1 2.0 n/a 0.0 0.8 1.1 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.1 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 7 1
Lysine (g) 0.1 0.6 n/a 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 2.6 0.1 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 5 1
Magnesium (mg) 53.9 61.9 0.0 0.0 27.0 12.0 0.7 0.5 n/a 3.4 0.0 42.2 40.9 2.8 2.4 0.8 0.0 0.0 249 31
Maltose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Manganese (mg) 0.4 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3 0
Methionine (g) 0.0 0.5 n/a 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 2 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.6 3.7 0.0 0.0 n/a 35.8 0.0 79.3 39.2 29.8 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 190 24
Niacin (mg) 0.2 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5 1
Pantothenic acid (mg) 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.5 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.2 0.0 0.0 2.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 7 1
Phenylalanine (g) 0.1 1.5 n/a 0.0 0.4 0.7 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 1.3 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 4 1
Phosphorus (mg) 79.3 303.8 0.0 0.0 218.1 198.0 1.2 0.3 n/a 40.9 0.0 63.4 481.7 34.1 27.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 1,448 181
Phytosterols n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.9 0.0 0.0 n/a 5.2 0.0 130.0 6.5 4.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 149 19
Potassium (mg) 164.6 300.9 0.0 0.0 370.0 138.0 10.9 6.2 n/a 40.9 6.0 739.2 627.1 34.1 33.8 9.3 0.1 4.8 2,486 311
Proline (g) 0.1 3.4 n/a 0.0 0.8 0.5 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.1 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 8 1
Protein (g) 2.1 29.1 0.0 0.0 8.1 12.6 0.0 0.0 n/a 1.4 0.0 2.1 26.9 1.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 84 11
Retinol (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 31.9 160.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1,143.4 0.0 0.0 1,631.3 952.8 41.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 3,961 495
Riboflavin (mg) 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 0
Saturated Fat (g) 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 1.3 3.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 87.5 0.0 96.0 87.7 72.9 2.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 353 44
Selenium (mcg) 1.5 95.3 0.0 0.0 4.9 30.7 0.0 0.0 n/a 1.7 1.8 10.6 10.9 1.4 0.6 0.0 0.0 1.4 161 20
Serine (g) 0.1 1.5 n/a 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 1.7 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 5 1
Sodium (mg) 2.3 5.6 1,887.8 155.0 257.3 142.0 0.7 0.4 n/a 18.7 3.0 4,033.9 1,458.6 15.6 19.2 0.6 581.4 4.8 8,587 1,073
Starch n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1.6 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 3.0 5 1
Stigmasterol n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Sucrose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 299.4 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 299 37
Sugar (g) 0.2 0.8 0.0 0.0 11.7 0.4 0.1 0.5 n/a 0.1 299.4 1,342.0 14.6 0.1 0.8 0.8 0.0 234.7 1,906 238
Theobromine (mg) 222.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 222 28
Thiamin (mg) 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1 0
Threonine (g) 0.1 0.8 n/a 0.0 0.4 0.6 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 1.1 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 3 0
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 4.0 0.0 n/a 1.3 3.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 10 1
Tocopherol, beta n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, delta n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, gamma n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.1 0.5 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.2 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 1 0
Total Fat (g) 1.5 2.8 0.0 0.0 2.2 9.5 0.0 0.0 n/a 138.2 0.0 365.4 155.6 115.2 4.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 795 99
Trans-monoenoic Fat n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
TransFatty acids n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Tryptophan (g) 0.0 0.4 n/a 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 1 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.1 0.9 n/a 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 1.4 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 3 0
Valine (g) 0.1 1.2 n/a 0.0 0.6 0.9 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0.0 1.8 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 5 1
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 115.2 540.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 4,258.3 0.0 0.0 6,102.6 3,548.6 149.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 14,714 1,839
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 34.3 160.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1,165.5 0.0 0.0 1,663.1 971.3 42.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 4,036 505
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.9 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.3 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 3 0
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 3 0
Vitamin D (IU) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 82.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 102.2 0.0 n/a 113.6 85.2 3.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 389 49
Water (g) 0.3 33.5 0.0 0.0 220.8 76.2 14.0 2.2 n/a 30.6 0.1 318.9 247.4 25.5 17.9 3.3 0.0 0.6 991 124
Zinc (mg) 0.7 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.2 0.0 0.4 2.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 8 1

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