Easy Red Velvet Cake

Easy Red Velvet Cake


"Simple, simple, simple! The easiest recipe for a red velvet cake I have ever found. My husband LOVES this."


40 m servings 155 cals
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Original recipe yields 15 servings



  • Calories:
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 242 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Prepare cake according to package directions, substituting half of the water called for with buttermilk (approximately 1/2 cup). Stir in pudding mix and food coloring.
  3. Pour into cake pan(s) and bake according to package directions.
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  1. 88 Ratings


I could not fine my 'Quick Velvet Cake' recipe; therefore, I added to this one. The cake was moist, delicious, and everyone asked for the recipe! This is what I did: I added 1 cup sour cream, ...

This was a great cake.I made it for Christmas,it was so much quicker than my usaul reciepe. Everyone loved this cake.I made another one the next day. I added 1 1/2 tsp vanilla flavor and 3tbsp p...

This cake ranks a 5 for the simplicity and ease, but only a 2 for the taste, it was a little below average. It is simple to make, and it turned out moist -almost TOO moist, therefore it was a b...

Soooooo MOIST! My boyfriend and I LOVED it! And apparently so did my roomate, she ate 1/4 of the cake in one sitting! This is a great recipe for if you are short on time and/or patience... I act...

I made this for my boyfriend because he loves red velvet cake. It was so moist and yummy-as good as if I had made it from scratch...except ten times easier!!! This one is a keeper for sure!

Perfect! Red "Cheat" cake was always my birthday cake request from my Grandma. We had a house fire a few years ago & sadly, I lost her recipe. This is it! Thank you so much!

I made this cake twice in a couple of days (for two different parties) and it was wonderful. Very moist. I bought sour cream icing for the frosting but it will probably be just as tasty withou...

This was my first Red Velvet cake so perhaps I am not the best judge. The recipie was easy but the taste was not outstanding. My husband, who loves cake, was not thrilled by this either. I'll...

This was an awesome recipe. I made it for a co-worker's birthday and everyone gave it huge raves! If you need a quick and delicious cake recipe, this is the one!! I also made a quick cream ch...