Recipes:

Red Velvet Cake

(9 - 12 Servings)

Cake

Frosting

  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour an 8” or 9” round pan.

Combine cake mix and cocoa. Add egg, buttermilk, vanilla and food coloring. Mix on low for 30 seconds until combined. Mix an additional 3 minutes on medium. Pour into pan. Bake 28 - 30 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan. For frosting, cream margarine or butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix on low for 1 minute. Mix an additional 3 - 4 minutes on medium until creamy. Cut cake in half horizontally. Place bottom layer on a serving plate and spread with a thin layer of frosting. Top with second half of cake. Use remainder of the frosting to frost top and sides of cake. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.