Quick Red Velvet Cake

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prep 0:15      


1 servings



1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1/2 cup oil
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
5 eggs
2 fl. oz. red food coloring

Cream Cheese Icing

1 pkg. (8 oz.) softened cream cheese
1/2 box powdered sugar (1 lb.)
2 tbsp. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 cup softened butter


Make and bake the cake according to package directions, substituting the oil, buttermilk, cocoa, eggs and food coloring listed above for the package ingredients. Cream together icing ingredients and spread on cake when finished.

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4 Recipe Reviews

Torii Lebel

Torii Lebel reviewed Quick Red Velvet Cake on January 17, 2004

It took awhile to find this recipe and all I can say is it is wonderful, moist and taste is the best, even better then a chocolate cake!!! Thanks!


Angela reviewed Quick Red Velvet Cake on July 20, 2004

Wow! This cake was great. I made it a few days ago. It was really a hit. It was a beautiful red cake and the icing was amazing. So much better than store bought. Thank you for the recipie.


angelanannetti reviewed Quick Red Velvet Cake on August 20, 2007


dragonfly reviewed Quick Red Velvet Cake on January 27, 2009

VERY GOOD!!! I used a marble cake mix and just added the chocolate packet, loved it, kids loved it. Thanks!!!