Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting Recipe
Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting Recipe
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    The perfect red velvet cake with cream cheese buttercream frosting!

    Ingredients

    • Cake:
    • 1 cup butter, softened
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 cup plain greek yogurt (could be substituted for sour cream)
    • 1/2 cup buttermilk
    • 1 (1 ounce) bottle red food coloring
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • Frosting:
    • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened to room temperature
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 2 Tablespoons sour cream
    • 6 cups powdered sugar
    • Optional:
    • 1 Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar, for topping

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 18
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 444 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 22.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 46.51%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 39 mg 12.87%
    • Sodium: 192 mg 8%
    • Calcium: 30 mg 3.02%
    • Potassium: 72 mg 2.06%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 81 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.5%
    • Sugar: 62 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 9.05%
    • Vitamin C 2.25%
    • Vitamin D 0.02%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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