Easiest Red Velvet Cake

Easiest Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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mj walker

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@ginny26

I got this recipe from a dear friend 30+ years ago. I have made it many times and always get rave reviews. I even used the same recipe to make red velvet whoopie pies for my co workers at Valentine this year. Total success! They were gone in less than an hour!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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1 box
devil's food cake mix
1 tsp
vanilla flavoring
1 bottle
red food coloring
1 pkg
cream cheese (room temp)
1 stick
butter or margarine (room temp)
1 box
powdered sugar
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1
capful vanilla flavor (use the cap on the bottle)
12
pecan halves

How to Make Easiest Red Velvet Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Spray with baking spray 2 9in round cake pans. preheat oven according to pkg directions.
  • 2mix cake according to pkg directions and add vanilla and red colorong at end. blend well. pour into prepared pans and bake as directed. cool cake completely.
  • 3cream together cream cheese and butter well. add 1 capful vanilla then add powdered sugar a little at a time mixing well after each addition. (you might not need the entire box, but I usually do). Add chopped pecans to frosting. Spread over cooled cake. If you want a beautiful presentation place 12 pecan halves on top of cake (1 for each slice!) Enjoy!!!

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About Easiest Red Velvet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #food, #Devil's, #creamm, #cheesw




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