Creme Cheese Red Velvet Cake

Amy Wexler


If you try to make this recipe, don’t let the cake get too dry; Red Velvet Cake has to be moist to be good. You can use this for cupcakes or a sheet cake.


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  • 3 c
  • 2 c
  • 3
  • 2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1
    tube red food paste/coloring

  • 1 box
    powdered sugar
  • 1 stick
  • 1 box
    creme cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How to Make Creme Cheese Red Velvet Cake


  1. Directions for cake batter: Beat eggs and add sugar. Beat again. Alternate milk, flour and oil, beating in between. Add baking soda, cocoa, vinegar and food coloring. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Insert a toothpick to see if it’s done (it should come out clean). Cool completely on wire racks before frosting.
  2. Directions for icing: Beat butter, add sugar, add vanilla and cream cheese. Spread on a cool cake.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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