Sour Cream Red Velvet Cake

READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  • Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed for 5 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Mix sour cream, milk, food coloring and vanilla.
  • Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed just until blended.
  • Spoon batter into greased / floured 9 x 13 inch pan or into paper-lined muffin cups (for cupcakes), filling each cup 2/3 full.
  • Bake cake for about 40 minutes, or cupcakes for 20-25 minutes, or until done.
  • Cool in pan 5 minutes, then remove from pan and cool completely before frosting.
  • To make frosting, beat cream cheese, butter, sour cream and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar on medium speed until smooth.