Red Velvet Cake

Red velvet cake is certainly one of the most recognizable desserts. Once you cut through the cream cheese frosting, you'll see the distinctive inside that ranges from a dark red to a bright red, which typically comes from food coloring.

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Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Our Best Red Velvet Cake Recipes

We've gathered our most delightful red velvet cake recipes into a recipe collection just for you.

Total: 2 hrs 42 mins

Red Velvet Trifle

Family Circle

Serve this red velvet dessert family-style in a trifle dish or as single servings in mason jars or any clear glasses you have handy.

Paula's Red and Green Velvet Holiday Cake


Paula's holiday twist on her Grandmother Paul's recipe.

Total: 18 mins

Chocolate and Vanilla Red Velvet Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Decadent chocolate ganache perfectly coats this incredible red velvet cake, while a lightly tangy mascarpone and vanilla bean filling adds texture and phenomenal flavor. Mascarpone cheese -- the Italian version of what we know as cream cheese -- can be found in the specialty cheese section of your supermarket, often sold in 8 oz. tubs.

Sweet, Seductive & Oh-So-Scarlet: Fall in Love with Red Velvet Cake

How is it that a single cake can seem at once old-fashioned but yet still strangely seductive, possessed of a kind of old-time glamor like those black-and-white pinups of silver-screen Hollywood queens? The red may get all the attention in red velvet cake -- that arresting, vampish scarlet, which might seem a bit too brash were it not traditionally tempered by the angelic white, innocent fluff of piles of cream cheese frosting. But it's the quality stuff of the cake itself (that devilish hint of cocoa) that really gives it a kind of sexy confidence.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Stevia In The Raw®

Our adaptation of this southern favorite saves 60 calories and 10 grams of carbohydrate per cupcake.

Aunt Jeans Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The Food Channel

A modern take on a retro classic, these moist chocolaty-rich red velvet cupcakes topped with indulgent cream cheese frosting travel great and make serving carefree and easy for parties and family get-togethers.

Red Velvet Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

The bright hue of this cake recipe will make it a holiday hit for the Fourth of July or Christmas.

Red Velvet Cake Roll

Diabetic Living

You're on a roll! Take the red velvet trend to the next level with this slimmed-down spiral cake. One slice has less than 150 calories!

McCormick® Red Velvet Cupcakes


This mini version of the classic Red Velvet Cake is one of the more popular offerings in bakeries all across the country. Whip up a batch this holiday season.

Total: 40 mins

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Family Circle

With its bright red color, Red Velvet Cake always invokes a reaction. For more fun, turn this chocolate cake recipe into cupcakes by baking the batter in muffin cups. Frost them with chocolate or vanilla icing, or some of each.

Red Velvet Whoopie Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Dating from the 1920s, creamy filling mounded between two big puffy cookies became a phenomenon. This Christmas version of the recipe has big taste yet smaller size.

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Midwest Living

Take a delicious traditional red velvet cake and give it a creamy twist. Don't let the red color fool you: The flavor is chocolate.

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